18 October 17 | The Business Times by DAVID HUGHES
AN industry-led initiative will develop tangible pathways for shipping's decarbonisation, said a statement issued last week on the launch of the Task Force on Decarbonizing Shipping. So, is this an initiative involving the main representative bodies of the global shipping industry: the International Chamber of Shipping and BIMCO (Baltic and International Maritime Council)? And is it supported by important sectoral bodies such as Intertanko,...
16 October 17 | The Straits Times
I applaud national water agency PUB's idea to test energy yield from Tengeh Reservoir to evaluate the feasibility of tapping renewable electricity using floating solar photovoltaic (PV) systems (Siting solar energy farms at reservoirs; Sept 30).
This effort to boost the electricity supply using Singapore's reservoirs is pragmatic and productive.
Moreover, having the solar panels cover the water surface will not only reduce fresh water...
13 October 17 | The Straits Times by ANNABETH LEOW
The upcoming carbon tax may be a bitter pill to swallow, but it could pay off in a more energy-efficient global economy, said Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli.
The levy on big greenhouse gas emitters announced in this year's Budget is meant to nudge the industry to adopt cleaner, better practices, he noted.
Mr Masagos told a petrochemical industry audience yesterday: "We are aware of industry concerns over the...
Singapore, 09 Nov - 11 Nov 2017
Asia is home to the world's fastest growing cities. With the region's increasing urbanisation, the global search for urban design, landscaping and greenery to create spaces that are conducive for work, live and play has never been more pressing. GreenUrbanScape Asia serves as a platform for policy makers, property developers,... more
Asia is home to the world's fastest growing cities. With the region's increasing urbanisation, the global search for urban design, landscaping and greenery to create spaces that are conducive for work, live and play has never been more pressing. GreenUrbanScape Asia serves as a platform for policy makers, property developers, landscape architects and contractors, consultants and engineers, service providers and others, to exchange knowledge on latest greenery and urban design methods and evaluate current cutting edge solutions and technology. The exhibition is complemented by the International Skyrise Greenery Conference, which is expected to draw over 700 top level delegates from Asia.