Solar panels used to power walkway lights are seen on Marina Bay. Singapore aims to widen the use of solar power by 2030. Photo: AFP

Singapore goes big on solar power to fight climate change

  • Besides putting solar panels on buildings, Singapore plans to double the capacity of floating solar modules in its water reservoirs
  • But natural gas will continue to be the dominant fuel for Singapore in the near future, Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing said
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Solar panels used to power walkway lights are seen on Marina Bay. Singapore aims to widen the use of solar power by 2030. Photo: AFP
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A panoramic view of Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park and surrounding urban green lungs in Singapore in May. Photo: EPA-EFE

Singapore plans tree-planting bonanza to battle climate change

  • ‘Nature-based solutions’ to be included in government’s plans, says Masagos Zulkifli, minister for the environment and water resources
  • Singapore, which has introduced a tax on carbon, aims to stabilise its emissions by around 2030
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A panoramic view of Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park and surrounding urban green lungs in Singapore in May. Photo: EPA-EFE
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