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…

How to be a climate change gamechanger

Everyone can make a difference to fight climate change! Here are 3 simple ways you can reduce your energy usage and carbon emissions. #1 - Increase your air-conditioner temperature by 1oC Less energy is used by your air-conditioner when you increase the temperature setting. For every degree raised, you can save an additional $15 a…

More Singaporeans aware of climate change and are prepared to do more

The National Climate Change Secretariat (NCCS), under the Strategy Group, Prime Minister’s Office, conducted a survey from May to July 2019 to gauge public perception and views on climate change. About 1,000 Singapore residents aged 15 and above were interviewed face-to-face for their views. This survey has been conducted by the Government once every two…