Activists plan to compile 'climate scorecard' for GE

Young organisers of two movements to rate party manifestos, speeches on campaign trail

Above: Participants at the Singapore Climate Rally, a movement calling for more action to slash emissions in Singapore, in Hong Lim Park on Sept 21 last year. Right: Ms Loretta Sze, dressed in scuba-diving gear, at the same rally. Greenwatch spokesma
Above: Participants at the Singapore Climate Rally, a movement calling for more action to slash emissions in Singapore, in Hong Lim Park on Sept 21 last year. ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

When the general election comes around, young climate activists in Singapore plan to assess and rank political parties based on how their manifestos and campaigns address various aspects of climate change.

Greenwatch is an initiative of the Singapore Climate Rally and Speak for Climate organisers - ground-up movements calling for more action to slash emissions here.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 15, 2020, with the headline 'Activists plan to compile 'climate scorecard' for GE'. Print Edition | Subscribe