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Students debate about green traffic

TTH.VN - On the afternoon of March 6 at Hue Industrial College, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport, Vietnam Association for Vocational Education and Training and Social Work, together with universities and colleges held the debate competition on Green Traffic – Round for the Central Region.

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 A debate between the 2 teams in the framework of the competition

The contest aims to raise awareness, provide knowledge for students about low carbon emissions and green traffic – a sustainable orientation to ease the impact of climate change in Vietnam. The contest is one of the activities of the project “Upgrading sustainable converting to electric traffic in Vietnam” sponsored by Japanese government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through improving policies and environment for electric traffic development at the national level and implementing pilot activities on pushing up e-traffic in Vietnam.

The debate revolves around 4 topics including the trend of using electric vehicles, green vehicles increasing globally; trams, green transport to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improving environmental quality, easing the impact of climate change; converting to electric vehicles, green transport is the main drive to create new jobs and a more sustainable economy; electric vehicle ecosystem is essential to create widely accepted motivation and opportunities

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 Bicycles – one of the “green” means of transport

“Preserving and developing a green, sustainable environment is both the responsibility and mission of each student. My team participated in this contest with a desire to contribute to further pushing up the combination of the use of means of transport such as buses, trams, or bicycles to transport tourists. This is also a way to protect the environment,” said Do Hoang Long – a member of the Green Journey team from Hue Tourism College.

Mr. Dao Xuan Lai, Head of Climate Change and Environment (UNDP) in Vietnam shared: “One of the solutions is focusing on changing your own behaviors when using environmentally friendly and low carbon emission vehicles, thereby joining hands to build up a greener and cleaner future and reach the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, creating a sustainable future for Vietnam”.

To the end of this competition, the team reaching the highest score will be present in the final round which will take place on March 21 in Ha Noi.

By Han Dang
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