“The global climate is changing. Average global temperature and sea levels are expected to rise if carbon emissions from human activities continue to grow unchecked, and extreme weather events are likely to become more intense and frequent.

What does this mean for Singapore? Extreme weather events can lead to changes in rainfall patterns, resulting in more intense rainfall or drier periods. Flood and water management will be of even greater importance for Singapore. In addition, more frequent extreme weather events may lead to volatile global food prices and disruptions to business supply chains. This will affect business activities in Singapore and our food imports.” ~ Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister

Read more: NCCS – Impact of Climate Change on Singapore

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