Clean energy and Mekong conservation are hot topics

Environment Minister Say Samal and Australian Ambassador Pablo Kang on Wednesday discussed ways to cooperate to achieve environmental goals ahead of the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow on October 31 – November 12. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50936733/clean-energy-and-mekong-conservation-are-hot-topics/

UNDP urges citizens and businesses to turn trash to Compost

UNDP urges people and businesses to use organic waste as compost to avoid dumping it in the littering field, which creates greenhouse gases that harm the environment and the planet.   ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.postkhmer.com/national/2021-09-10-1258-223368.html

Drought destroys rice crops in Siem Reap

A prolonged drought has caused damage to more than 14,000ha of rice fields in Siem Reap province, with more damages expected should the lack of rain continue. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/drought-destroys-rice-crops-siem-reap

UNICEF says Cambodian children at very high risk of climate change impacts

Young people living in Cambodia are among those most at risk of the impacts of climate change, threatening their health, education, and protection, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Cambodia said in a press statement on Sunday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50921062/unicef-says-cambodian-children-at-very-high-risk-of-climate-change-impacts/

Cambodia’s children 46th most vulnerable to climate change

UNICEF warns that children in Cambodia are at high risk of being negatively impacted by the ongoing climate change crisis, which poses a threat to their health, education and economic prospects. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodias-children-46th-most-vulnerable-climate-change

Warning of harmful level of UV radiation for Cambodia in next 7 days

The Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM) has warned the public of dangerous levels of ultraviolet (UV) radiation forecast to reach level 10, an alert level of UV Index. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50918616/warning-of-harmful-level-of-uv-radiation-for-cambodia-in-next-7-days/

Cambodia urges Asean Plus Three to focus on 4 priority areas

Four priority areas of cooperation, namely public health security, micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) capacity building, climate-change resilient agricultural production, and sustainable energy have been emphasised by Cambodia’s top diplomat.​ ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50908905/cambodia-urges-asean-plus-three-to-focus-on-4-priority-areas/

Enhancing early warning systems in Cambodia for climate change

Weather and climate conditions over the Indochina Peninsula, including Cambodia and Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR), make it one of the most vulnerable regions on the planet. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50907961/enhancing-early-warning-systems-in-cambodia-for-climate-change/

Cambodians divided on climate

Cambodians are divided on the cause of climate change but 84 per cent of people believe climate change is happening, a report released by the National Council for Sustainable Development (NCSD) revealed. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodians-divided-climate

Climate change sees decline in fish and agricultural produce

The Environment Ministry said yesterday that about 79% of Cambodians have been affected by climate change, which has resulted in declining fish and agricultural produce. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50901975/climate-change-sees-decline-in-fish-and-agricultural-produce/

Building climate-resilient health systems in Cambodia

The impacts of climate change in Cambodia are increasingly posing risks to people’s health, while straining the country’s health system. Since 2019, the country has been piloting a project to help increase the resilience and capacity of its health systems to respond to these climate-sensitive ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50898868/building-climate-resilient-health-systems-in-cambodia/

ADB climate scheme benefits Kingdom

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced that their six-year pioneering regional technical assistance initiative has helped reduce the threat posed by climate change to public health in Cambodia. ...

Ry Sochan
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/adb-climate-scheme-benefits-kingdom

Kampot assists drought-hit rice farmers with emergency water

Kampot provincial authorities have assisted 204 families by pumping water to them to rescue their rice fields in five villages covering 195ha as they are facing water shortages due to a drought in Kampong Trach district. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/kampot-assists-drought-hit-rice-farmers-emergency-water

Low water levels for Tonle Sap Lake hurt ecology and economy

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) said low dry season river flows has caused a decrease in water levels in the Tonle Sap Lake, and called on all Mekong countries to improve river management.   ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/low-water-levels-tonle-sap-lake-hurt-ecology-and-economy

UK's Raab in Phnom Penh to discuss ties, climate change

Dominic Raab, the UK’s Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, is visiting Cambodia today to forge deeper bilateral relations and promote cooperation in addressing global challenges. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/uks-raab-phnom-penh-discuss-ties-climate-change

Heavy rainfall sees Mekong levels rise

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) has recorded river levels increasing by 0.65m between Stung Treng and Prey Veng’s Neak Loeung over the last seven days and forecast an additional rise this week of 0.60m due to torrential rain. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/heavy-rainfall-sees-mekong-levels-rise

Tonle Sap fish catch declines due to nature and human harm

The Tonle Sap, which contributed over half the fish produced in Cambodia, is now faced with a serious threat in fish catch due to loss of flooded forest, climate change, upstream dams and illegal fishing activities. ...

Mao Chanvireak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50865777/tonle-sap-fish-catch-declines-due-to-nature-and-human-harm/

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