Tackling climate change starts at home: Masagos

Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli talks about solar energy deployment, creating a car-lite Singapore and his Asean counterparts' readiness to embrace renewable energy.

Call to change habits, especially on recycling, rather than throw things into rubbish chute

Extreme weather, crop losses, higher sea levels - the price of global warming and a 1.5 deg C temperature rise as early as 2030 is a frightening prospect.

Tackling the problem, however, presents an opportunity that could transform the way Singaporeans live and how the economy functions for the better, said Environment and Water Resources Minister Masagos Zulkifli.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on November 25, 2018, with the headline 'Tackling climate change starts at home: Masagos'. Print Edition | Subscribe