S’pore ratifies pact committing countries to lower emissions [News]
By Neo Chai Chin, TODAY, 25 Sep 2014
The Republic has ratified the Doha Amendment to the Kyoto Protocol — an international agreement that commits parties to emission reduction targets until 2020.
At the United Nations (UN) Climate Summit in New York yesterday, Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, also outlined the action Singapore would take to limit carbon emissions and mitigate climate change.
He said Singapore is studying how to stabilise its emissions over the long term and is looking at how its economic strategies and industrial structure can best respond to and take advantage of a low-carbon future.
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