A new Vehicular Emissions Scheme, taking into account four more pollutants apart from carbon dioxide, will replace an existing one from Jan 1 next year, in a bid to get motorists to buy environment-friendly vehicle models.

The four pollutants to be introduced under the two-year scheme are nitrogen oxides, particulate matter, carbon monoxide and hydrocarbons. 

Read more: New vehicle emissions scheme to include four more pollutants


Big industry will have more detailed requirements for monitoring and reporting their emissions more accurately in the future, said Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean, as the Paris climate agreement came into force yesterday.

Read more: Helping industry to monitor its emissions


Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan deposited Singapore’s instrument of ratification of the Paris Agreement during the High-level Event on the Entry into Force of the Agreement at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on 21 September 2016. The event was organised by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

Read more: Singapore's ratification of the Paris Agreement


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