Big impact on Singapore with extra 0.5 deg C rise

Repercussions on food security, rising sea levels among challenges Republic will face

Singapore's Second National Climate Change Study had projected mean sea level in the Republic could rise by as much as 1m by 2100. PHOTO: ST FILE
Singapore's Second National Climate Change Study had projected mean sea level in the Republic could rise by as much as 1m by 2100. PHOTO: ST FILE
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He added: "This includes improving our industrial energy efficiency and greening our buildings. We also announced the implementation of a carbon tax from 2019."

Ms Sarah Ichioka from 350.org urged individuals to play their part by taking steps to reduce their carbon footprint and improve health, such as taking public transport and switching to a plant-based diet.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 09, 2018, with the headline Big impact on Singapore with extra 0.5 deg C rise. Subscribe