Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan (foreground, second from left) attends the World Climate Change Conference 2015 in Paris.PHOTO: VIVIAN BALAKRISHNAN/FACEBOOK

PARIS - Singapore hailed the adoption of the Paris climate agreement on Saturday, calling it historic and crucial for setting the world on a path to a safer future.

Read more: Singapore hails Paris climate deal


Stop global warming ‘the Singapore way’: local chapter of Al Gore’s non-profit The Climate Reality Project organized a Climate Picnic on the eve of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris where more than 140 world leaders are expected to attend. (Photo: Bryan Kwa)

A new technology developed by a Singapore engineer could see more trees successfully grow, thus helping to reduce the world’s carbon footprint.

Read more: Could new Singapore tree planting innovation combat global warming?


Sunseap, which has installed solar panels atop some 800 buildings here, has signed a landmark solar power deal with Apple that will start in January next year. In the first such arrangement in South-east Asia, Apple will buy solar energy harnessed from panels on other buildings to supplement its needs.PHOTO: SUNSEAP

SINGAPORE - Tech giant Apple is going all out to tackle climate change, turning to solar power to run its entire Singapore operations, including its upcoming Apple Store in Orchard Road.

Read more: Apple plugs into solar power in Singapore


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