07 Sep '11, 3am

Nationwide public consultation exercise on climate change

Nationwide public consultation exercise on climate change

Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean on Wednesday launched a nationwide public consultation exercise on climate change. -- ST PHOTO: MUGILAN RAJASEGERAN By Jessica Cheam Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean on Wednesday launched a nationwide public consultation exercise on climate change. This will contribute to Singapore's National Climate Change Strategy 2012, which will document the Republic's national strategy to address the global phenomenon. Speaking at the Environment Building, DPM Teo said that climate change 'is a global challenge'. 'Singapore is not spared from its impacts. As a low-lying state, we are vulnerable to rising sea levels and extreme weather events,' he said. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered by Disqus

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