SINGAPORE — Finding the balance between maintaining economic growth and tackling climate change in an innovative way is key to avert the climate crisis. That is the clear message from the World Engineers Summit (WES) 2015 attended by more than 800 participants from 35 countries that is being held here.

Read more: Engineers, business and climate experts gather in Singapore to drive global climate resilience


The Government has invested heavily in environmental infrastructure, having recognized the need for a clean environment as a benchmark of development.

Read more: Climate change: Singapore can lead by example


Guests of the Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore look over the city-state's financial district from a rooftop swimming pool. (Photo: AFP/Roslan Rahman)

SINGAPORE: Mean temperatures across the Republic are projected to rise by between 1.4°C and 4.6°C by the end of the century, depending on the level of future greenhouse gas emissions, Environment and Water Resources Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said on Tuesday (July 14).

Read more: Temperatures in Singapore may soar by 4.6°C by end of the century: Balakrishnan


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