Haze shrouds the Singapore Flyer Ferris wheel in 2019 after wind from neighbouring Indonesia swept in ash and smoke from the illegal burning of forests and farmland. Photo: Bloomberg Haze shrouds the Singapore Flyer Ferris wheel in 2019 after wind from neighbouring Indonesia swept in ash and smoke from the illegal burning of forests and farmland. Photo: Bloomberg
Haze shrouds the Singapore Flyer Ferris wheel in 2019 after wind from neighbouring Indonesia swept in ash and smoke from the illegal burning of forests and farmland. Photo: Bloomberg
Climate change

Can Asia-Pacific countries be champions of climate action, even as their emission levels rise?

  • Regional governments are entering 2021 with a strong slate of policy initiatives and actions meant to tackle climate change issues
  • Analysts see recent ‘net zero’ pledges by China, South Korea and Japan as adding to momentum on global shift in thinking, with the US getting back on board

Topic |   Climate change
Haze shrouds the Singapore Flyer Ferris wheel in 2019 after wind from neighbouring Indonesia swept in ash and smoke from the illegal burning of forests and farmland. Photo: Bloomberg Haze shrouds the Singapore Flyer Ferris wheel in 2019 after wind from neighbouring Indonesia swept in ash and smoke from the illegal burning of forests and farmland. Photo: Bloomberg
Haze shrouds the Singapore Flyer Ferris wheel in 2019 after wind from neighbouring Indonesia swept in ash and smoke from the illegal burning of forests and farmland. Photo: Bloomberg
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