ClimateActionSG Newsletter (Jan)

A monthly e-newsletter on Singapore’s sustainable development and climate action efforts Supporting the Multilateral System of Climate Action Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Singapore’s Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, delivered Singapore’s National Statement on 10 Dec 2019 at the UNFCCC COP-25, where he spoke on four key aspects to strengthen the multilateral system of climate action: (i) Honouring and implementing pledges; (ii) Completing…

Saving Semakau — One island’s role in managing Singapore’s waste

Can all of Singapore’s trash fit on one little island? The answer’s yes, but not for long! The Little Landfill That Could Think of Singapore’s outlying islands, and you’ll probably imagine petting the tortoises on Kusu island, diving at Pulau Hantu, or camping on Saint John’s Island. But have you heard of Pulau Semakau? Located…

Going Green — Transforming Transport

From cleaner vehicles on the road to an expanded rail network, Singapore is firmly on track to a more sustainable transport system. Often lauded for its affordable, efficient and highly-interconnected public transport network, Singapore is certainly well-equipped to combat carbon emissions when it comes to greener forms of commuting. The compact, interconnected nature of our…