01 Jun Implement nature-based solutions to achieve climate goals: Panellists (The Straits Times)
Even amid a global push towards renewable energy, work to stop carbon emissions and deforestation needs to continue, and efforts must be made to implement nature-based climate solutions, an expert panel said at the 8th Singapore Dialogue on Sustainable World Resources (SDSWR) last Tuesday, 25 May 2021. Read this coverage by The Straits Times for more.
Ms. Grace Fu, Minister for Sustainability and the Environment, Republic of Singapore, who delivered the opening keynote at the 8th SDSWR, said, “There are opportunities for countries to chart pathfinding approaches to address climate change and sustainability while balancing economic growth and pandemic recovery.”
The 8th edition of the SDSWR was themed, “Positioning Agribusiness and Forestry for the Future: Turning Risk into Opportunity”. The conference examined ASEAN countries’ low-carbon policies and how nature-based solutions can contribute to climate goals.