A warming Earth: What does it mean for life in the Lion City?

Singapore has so far been spared the devastating impacts of climate change experienced elsewhere. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - Humans are causing the climate to change - and the pace of this change has never before been this rapid.

In a major report released earlier this month, the United Nations climate science body sounded the alarm bells for humanity, warning that unless immediate, rapid and large-scale actions are taken to reduce the release of planet-warming gases into the atmosphere, the world faces a dire future.

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