Singapore to stay focused on climate crisis despite volatile energy prices

Singapore is determined not to let its efforts flag, said Ms Grace Fu. ST PHOTO: DESMOND FOO
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SINGAPORE - The war in Ukraine, and the volatile energy prices that it has brought in its wake, have diverted the attention of governments away from combating climate change, said Minister for Sustainability and the Environment Grace Fu.

Some countries that were trying to wean themselves away from fossil fuels have faced setbacks. But Singapore, which sees climate impacts such as rising sea levels as existential threats, is determined not to let its efforts flag, said Ms Fu.

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