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Getting it right for net zero by 2050

Singapore did not set a target when it was trendy, but only after it had an action plan on how it could cut emissions. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
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SINGAPORE - The Republic announced on Monday its intention to have its planet-warming emissions reach net zero by 2050 - a move that climate action advocates here have welcomed as being aligned with the recommendations of climate scientists.

The move comes after many other countries have already set such a target - with a flurry of pledges made in the lead up to last November's COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow.

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