Capital aims to cut greenhouse gases by 12.14% by 2025


VGP – Ha Noi targets to reduce greenhouse gases by 12.14% by 2020 equivalent to 6.68 million tons of CO2, according to the local action plan on green growth. 

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By 2030, greenhouse gases will be cut by 18.71% or 13.76 million tons of CO2.

Average area of trees per capita in urban areas will be 7.7 to 8.1 m2 per capita by 2025 and 13-15m2 per capita by 2030.   

Public transport coverage rate will reach 30 to 35% by 2025; 49-45% by 2030. 

Solid waste collection rate by Vietnamese standards will be 100%.

The percentage of domestic wastewater treatment would reach 45-50% by 2025; and 60% by 2030. 

Plastic packing wastes at supermarkets and commercial centers will be reduced from 70-75% by 2025 to 85% by 2030. The action program targets to cut plastic packing wastes at markets by 65% and 80% by 2025 and 2030 respectively. 

To fulfill the aforesaid goals, the Ha Noi municipal People’s Committee will encourage local residents to raise awareness of green lifestyles and perfect mechanisms and policies towards less greenhouse gas emission./.  

By Khanh Phuong