21 September 16 | The Business Times by ANDREW HAMMOND
London AS WORLD leaders gather to address the high-level segment of the United Nations General Assembly this week, eyes are turning to Wednesday's mini-climate summit hosted by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. At the event, at least 20 countries are expected to formally ratify the Paris Agreement agreed last December, increasing prospects that the landmark global warming treaty will now come into ef...
21 September 16 | The Straits Times by AUDREY TAN
Even without the haze shrouding Singapore, commuters waiting for a bus could be polluting their lungs.
The tiny particles from vehicle emissions are smaller - and more toxic - than the PM2.5 pollutants dominant during periods of haze, a new study has shown.
"Waiting at the bus stop for only 10 minutes each time may seem innocuous. But these short exposures all add up," said researcher Erik Velas...
16 September 16 | The Straits Times by CHERYL TEH,RAHIMAH RASHITH
Singapore's first vertical waste incinerator, designed to dispose of hazardous and chemical waste while saving more space than conventional incinerators, will be ready in February next year.
The conveyance system is the only one here with a vertically designed combustor, according to the National Environment Agency (NEA).
Mr Tay Beng Boon, director of Yamato Technologies and a contractor for NE...