Climate change: From awareness to action

It's human nature to bury one's head in the sand over a problem. Here are some practical ways for Singaporeans to collectively tackle global warming.

Climate change has generated a whole new vocabulary of terms.

Even the letter "a" alone has climate action, activist, angst, anxiety, apathy and awareness, to name a few. The latest is "climate emergency", as scientists have increasing evidence that our small window of opportunity to act is shrinking rapidly - to act not in order to reverse, but merely to temper the dangers that we have unwittingly, and now wittingly, unleashed.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 11, 2019, with the headline 'Climate change: From awareness to action'. Print Edition | Subscribe