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.
Singapore has so far been spared the devastating impacts of climate change experienced elsewhere.PHOTO: ST FILE

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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