Ms. Lastrina’s interest in climate change started in 2012 when she attended a climate leadership workshop in Bogor, Indonesia. It was organised by 350.org – an international movement which aims to cut carbon dioxide emissions and reduce its amount in the atmosphere.  Photo: The Straits Times

The climate change summit in Paris may be over but it is only the beginning for Ms. Nor Lastrina Hamid, who wants to inspire many more like herself to take the lead in the fight against climate change.

Read more: Eco-activist's call to action on climate change


I refer to last Wednesday's letters by Mr. Ng Ya Ken ("Singapore can lead by example") and Dr. Teoh Ren Shang ("Ways we can walk the talk").

The Paris agreement is the first global pact on climate change with universal participation. Discussions will continue on the implementation details, including ways to track and report emissions reductions.

Read more: Ongoing efforts to enhance resilience to climate change


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


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