The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Vietnam shall prepare a national greenhouse gas inventory report every 02 years

Recently, the National Assembly of Vietnam has approved the Law on Environmental Protection 2020, replaces the Law on Environmental Protection 2014.

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According to the Law on Environmental Protection 2020 of Vietnam, State agencies are responsible for reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions as follows:

- The Prime Minister of Vietnam shall promulgate a list of sectors and GHG emitting facilities subject to GHG inventory, update it every 02 years according to the ratio of GHG emissions to the total national GHG emissions; socio-economic development conditions and situation; consumption of fuels and energy per unit of product or service by businesses.

- The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Vietnam shall:

+ compile and submit to the Prime Minister a list of sectors and GHG emitting facilities subject to GHG inventory for approval; introduce the national GHG inventory system; system for measuring, reporting and appraising reduction of GHG emissions;

+ prepare a national GHG inventory report every 02 years;

+ provide guidance on and organize appraisal of results of GHG inventory results and plans to reduce GHG emissions with respect to the sectors and facilities subject to GHG inventory.

- Any Ministry that manages sectors subject to GHG inventory has the responsibility to:

+ organize GHG inventory and send inventory results to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment every 02 years by January 31 of the next reporting period for consolidation and reporting to the Prime Minister;

+ formulate and organize implementation of the annual plan to reduce GHG emissions in the fields of energy, agriculture, land use, forestry, waste management and industrial processes;

+ provide guidance on technical processes and regulations regarding measurement, reporting and appraisal of reduction of GHG emissions in fields and sectors under its management;

+ annually consolidate and report results of reduction of GHG emissions within its scope of management to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment before January 15 of the next reporting period for consolidation and reporting to the Prime Minister;

+ provide guidance on selection and application of technological and managerial methods to reduce GHG emissions in conformity with the scale, industries and business lines under its management.

- Provincial People’s Committees shall provide information and data in service of the national and sectoral GHG inventory to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, other Ministries and ministerial agencies concerned; inspect the performance of activities relating to reduction of GHG emissions under their management.

- A GHG emitting facility on the list of facilities subject to GHG inventory has the responsibility to:

+ organize GHG inventory, build and maintain a database of GHG emissions and send inventory results to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment every 02 years by December 01 of the reporting period for consolidation and reporting to the Prime Minister;

+ formulate and implement the annual plan to reduce GHG emissions; integrate the reduction of GHG emissions into its quality management program, cleaner production program and environmental protection program;

+ prepare an annual report on reduction of GHG emissions to implement its GHG emissions reduction plan using the measurement, reporting and appraisal system, and submit it to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, other Ministries, ministerial agencies and provincial People’s Committees concerned by December 31 of the reporting period.

View more details at the Law on Environmental Protection 2020 of Vietnam, effective from January 01, 2022.

Ty Na

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