Singapore News

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People exposed to a 3D simulation of a devastating super-typhoon that submerged Hong Kong were unlikely to see climate change as a risk or make planet-conscious lifestyle changes. This was particularly true for climate sceptics and people who already lead eco-conscious lives.
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Online commentators said the event was “disappointing” and noted it generated more waste instead. About 2,000 paper and plastic cups, which were collected back from patrons, will feature in upcoming exhibitions.
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The Singapore-based grocery retailer, which runs an island-wide network of more than 100 supermarket stores has named Chan Tee Seng, former chief of its food services business, to the new role.
Darian McBain, Outsourced Chief Sustainability Officer (OCSO) Asia
The former Monetary Authority of Singapore and Thai Union sustainability chief wants to help businesses achieve sustainability goals using less resources.
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Singapore Opinion

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Investments into adaptation will fall short of what is needed if it is only reliant on governments and multilateral organisations. There is a clear business case for the private sector to step up.
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The city-state is asking residents if it should hit net-zero emissions “by” 2050 instead of “around” 2050. The move lacks urgency shown in the country’s climate action since 2019, and people don’t have enough data to give informed replies.
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Many ASEAN countries have adopted ambitious goals to cut their methane emissions but they might need to use diverse approaches to address the issue.
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Southeast Asian countries should carefully weigh the economic and environmental impacts of unilateral climate policies like the European Union’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM).
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Singapore Videos

Andie Ang Q&A
Amid competing concerns such as urban development and tackling climate change, keeping biodiversity conservation in people's minds can be a challenge. Eco-Business asks primatologist Andie Ang how that can be tackled.
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Gaurav Sant, founder of startup SeaChange, tells Eco-Business about a technology he hopes will give the world's oceans the capacity to absorb additional carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
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Do children ask the toughest questions? This World Oceans Day, we get renowned oceanographer Dr Sylvia Earle, founder of Mission Blue, to field questions from curious kids on the mysteries of the deep.
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Exclusive In this exclusive interview to mark Earth Day, Eco-Business speaks to Dr Sylvia Earle, oceanographer and founder of Mission Blue, who draws the link between our climate crisis and the health of our oceans.
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Singapore Podcasts

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EB Studio The booming alternative protein sector has experienced turbulence this year. The Eco-Business Podcast asks if growth in plant-based meat alternatives can go the distance.
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EB Studio Covid-19 didn't kill events, but it did change them. Teymoor Nabili and Veemal Gungadin tell the Eco-Business Podcast how a pandemic transformed the way sustainability events are conceived and organised.
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EB Studio Dexter Huerto Jr of engineering firm Danfoss tells the Eco-Business Podcast how food supply chains have been affected by a pandemic and conflict, and how they can be fixed.
Gojek vehicle in Indonesia
GoTo sustainability head Tanah Sullivan tells the Eco-Business Podcast that regulating net-zero claims would decarbonise Southeast Asia faster. Indonesia's biggest internet firm aims to cut emissions to zero by 2030 — a target critics say is unrealistic.
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