28 Dec '11, 10am

Highlights of S'pore climate issues in 2011

Highlights of S'pore climate issues in 2011

SINGAPORE: More agencies are communicating environment-related messages to the public via social media and engaging in public consultations this year. In some cases, public consultation has proven to be productive. For instance, consumers often do not pay attention to labels on electrical appliances, which tell consumers how much energy they would use. But after a recent public consultation exercise by the National Climate Change Secretariat, a suggestion -- to pitch in terms of dollars and cents so that people will see the real savings and buy the idea -- was made. This was was among about a thousand ideas floated by participants at the exercise. It began in September to hear from different segments of society -- including households, industry players, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) -- on climate change. Some of these ideas look set to shape the National Climate Ch...

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Social change in S'pore under way

channelnewsasia.com 29 Dec '11, 11am

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unep.org 19 Dec '11, 7am

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spinzer.us 31 Dec '11, 5pm

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scaa.org 28 Dec '11, 11pm

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channelnewsasia.com 28 Dec '11, 2pm

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domainnews.com 24 Dec '11, 3pm

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icann.org 24 Dec '11, 12am

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skepticalscience.com 25 Dec '11, 8pm

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S'pore welcomes 2012

S'pore welcomes 2012

channelnewsasia.com 31 Dec '11, 4pm

SINGAPORE: Singapore on Sunday morning welcomed New Year's Day at various countdown parties across the island. The main co...

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cleantechnica.com 31 Dec '11, 6pm

As the year winds down, it’s a good time to take stock of climate policy in the United States. Here’s a quick round up of ...

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