Climate change

4 new books on climate change to read while staying at home due to coronavirus

While we practise social distancing and stay at home due to the coronavirus emergency, this is a good time to read up and understand more about the other emergency – the climate emergency. Here are 4 new books about climate change and what governments, businesses and individuals are doing and…

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Summary of Responses and Feedback on Singapore’s Long-Term Low Emissions Development Strategy

The National Climate Change Secretariat (NCCS) conducted a public consultation on Singapore‚Äôs Long-Term Low Emissions Development Strategy from 16 Jul to 30 Sep 2019. Several engagement sessions were also organised between Aug 2019 and Jan 2020 to facilitate in-depth discussions with stakeholders such as green groups, academics and businesses from…

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[Book Review] Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out? by Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben’s new book, Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?, tells the story of the converging trends of climate change and artificial intelligence and the impacts on human civilisation. Bill is the founder of the environmental organisation 350.org and an early writer who warned of the…

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How the financial sector is taking account of climate-related risks

This article is contributed by Jovin Hurry, who is reporting from Paris. As the ministers now negotiate the details of the COP21 Paris Agreement, some of the top key questions arising are how to finance the promised projects and what climate-related risks to shoulder. Earlier this year, G20 Finance Ministers…

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