It may not make a difference to many when the thermostat at home is turned up by 0.5 deg C, but this increase would have a significant impact on the climate for a country like Singapore.
The latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released in Incheon, South Korea, yesterday showed that warming of 2 deg C instead of 1.5 deg C could see sea levels rise by some 10cm more.
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