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


Cities are the battlefields of climate change. Without education or dedication to change, mankind might find itself on the losing side, warns WGBC's Board of Directors chair Tai Lee Siang.

The Garden City. Singapore’s sustainability approach grew together with nation-building and encompasses influencing building industry and effecting lifestyle change among its citizens. Image: janebelindasmith, CC BY 2.0

Cities in Asia are undergoing a period of rapid growth as businesses and people flock to these economic centres throughout the region. One consequence of this is haphazard planning as nations seek to accommodate new inflows with new cities built from scratch. 

Read more: Leading the charge on the green battlefield


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