S'pore making own 'crystal ball' for climate projection

Global climate models unable to cater to needs of small countries

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Singapore is building up its arsenal of weapons to help it better deal with the effects of climate change.

Other than protecting its coastlines and weather-proofing its food and fresh water production, the Republic is also honing another skill: the ability to see the future.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 07, 2021, with the headline S'pore making own 'crystal ball' for climate projection. Subscribe