GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE AND SOLUTIONS FOR URBAN SUSTAINABILITY OF HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM
Main Article Content
Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), the largest city in Vietnam, is steadily growing, certainly towards a mega city in the near future. Like other mega cities at the boom stage, it has to face with serious environmental matters insolvable for many years. The situation may be worse under the effects of global climate change, geological subsidence due to non-standard construction and sea level rise. The situation of HCMC can be damaged or even broken by resonant effects of unsolved environmental matters and latent impacts of climate change. This article shows the challenges to the urban sustainable development under the duo effect of urban environmental matters and climate change in Ho Chi Minh City. Opportunities and strategic directions to overcome the challenges are also analyzed and recommended.
How to Cite
Dao, P., & Thuy Lan Chi, N. (2015). GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE AND SOLUTIONS FOR URBAN SUSTAINABILITY OF HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM. GeoScience Engineering, 61(1), 26–31. Retrieved from http://geoscience.cz/ojs/index.php/GSE/article/view/75