The working session drew the participation of Nguyen Duc Chung, PCC member and Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee; Permanent Vice Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Van Suu; Vice Chairmen of the Municipal People’s Committee Nguyen The Hung and Nguyen Quoc Hung; among others.
According to the report, over the past years, the Municipal Party Committee has directed the Party Board of Municipal People’s Committee, the Commission for Education and Popularization of the Ha Noi Party Committee, the Fatherland Front Committee, agencies, departments, districts and towns to popularize contents, significance and importance of Resolution 24-NQ/TW dated June 3rd, 2013 of the 11th Party Central Committee among officials, Party members and people so as to make positive change of their awareness and action and encourage them to jointly respond to climate change, manage natural resources, and protect environment in the city.
Regarding climate change adaptation, the city has improved the capacity of forecast task; proactively prevented natural disasters, effectively responded to climate change in an effort to reduce damages caused by natural disasters while strengthening the popularization to raise people’s awareness in association with various measures for climate change adaption in the city’s socio-economic strategies and plans.
After all, the city reduced greenhouse gas emissions, used land economically and effectively, ensured the forest coverage of 7.5%, finished the building of land management data towards modernization, treated the pollution in 25 facilities according to Decision No. 64/2003/QD-TTg dated April 22nd, 2003 of the Prime Minister; collected and treated 90% of hazardous waste and 100% of medical waste; etc.
In terms of planning, the city has taken advantages to diversify green parks to create the harmonious system between landscape and ecological environment; strengthened the popularization to raise people’s awareness in discharging wastewater and waste into the environment as well as enhancing the planting of trees in residential areas.
Besides, Ha Noi has positively implemented the National Strategy on green growth for the 2011-2020 period, vision to 2050 in the city; built and deployed the scheme “Economic restructuring associated with growth model transformation towards improvement of quality, efficiency and competitiveness in Ha Noi for the 2014-2020 period”.
To promote the development and use of new energy, recycled energy, new materials and fuels replacing traditional natural resources, Ha Noi has increased investment in developing new energy in fields of construction, transport, lighting; applied the clean and environmentally friendly technologies in industrial production.
Regarding the renewable energy development program, the city has developed the program associated with the energy saving program, deployed the program on using solar water heaters in response to the movement “Households save electricity energy”, piloted the use of environmentally friendly stoves, and made a plan to stop the use of beehive-shaped coal bricks.
To effectively carry out the Resolution in the coming time, Ha Noi will enhance climate change adaptation, management of natural resources and environmental production while strengthening the popularization, education to raise people’s awareness to proactively respond to climate change, economically use natural resources, and protect environment.