SINGAPORE (July 15): As efforts to prevent the worst effects of climate change gain urgency around the world, Singapore is already taking steps to address the crisis by investing in solar energy, developing more sustainable buildings and expanding the public transport system to reduce the need for cars.

Disclosing this development recently, Senior Minister of State for Environment and Water Resources Amy Khor adds that there is also a carbon tax, from which revenues will be “earmarked for worthwhile projects that improve energy and carbon efficiency”.

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