Eyes in the sky, tougher rules turn spotlight on big climate polluters

Mandating disclosures can enhance scrutiny and ensure corporations are incentivised to get emissions down.

As governments and companies pledge tough targets to cut emissions, transparency is becoming essential to monitor progress. PHOTO: ST FILE
New: Gift this subscriber-only story to your friends and family

Satellite monitoring and tougher climate reporting regulations for companies are set to bring greater transparency on greenhouse gas emissions from big polluters around the globe, including Singapore.

That means emissions data from refineries, power plants, factories and even airports are set to become more accurate and open to scrutiny.

Already a subscriber? 

Read the full story and more at $9.90/month

Get exclusive reports and insights with more than 500 subscriber-only articles every month

Unlock these benefits

  • All subscriber-only content on ST app and straitstimes.com

  • Easy access any time via ST app on 1 mobile device

  • E-paper with 2-week archive so you won't miss out on content that matters to you

Join ST's Telegram channel and get the latest breaking news delivered to you.