The book was compiled by many scientists from different disciplines of the Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment (VACNE). The content of the book includes 3 parts: Part 1 - Past and present climate change, climate change from a community perspective. This section clarifies the implications of the concept of climate change, community and the role of community in responding to climate change; legal basis of Vietnam on this issue. Part 2 - Advanced models for community response to climate change. This section presents people's initiatives and contributions to responding to climate change for sustainable development. Part 3 - Methodology to improve the role of communities in coping with climate change. This section clarifies the areas of investigation, evaluation and communication in researching and forming communities to respond to climate change.