Grace Fu says clear communication with citizens key in Singapore's COP26 climate pledges: Green Pulse Ep 65

  • 18 Nov 2021

Green Pulse Ep 65: Grace Fu says clear communication with citizens key in Singapore's COP26 climate pledges 9:47 mins Synopsis: At the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, The Straits Times analyses the beat of the changing environment, from biodiversity conservation to climate change. ST environment correspondent Audrey Tan and climate change editor David Fogarty were with the Singapore media delegation at COP26, as Minister for Sustainability and the Environment Grace Fu gave her take on the outcome of the United Nations climate talks. 0:00 Highlights of conversation (click/tap above): 0:45 While there was no total happiness all round, COP26 was a good foundation to "operationalise" the Paris Agreement 1:08 More still needs to be done for small island states; adaptation and loss and damage remain hurdles 2:10 Overall reaction of AOSIS (Alliance of Small Island States) to COP26 outcome; Singapore is also a member of AOSIS 3:00 Climate crisis effects in Singapore include more intense rainfall; must convince and encourage Singaporeans to take collective action 4:33 Ms Fu on the pledges Singapore made, in reference to the Singapore Green Plan 2030 that charts the country's pathways to cut emissions, and how the Government intends to communicate plans clearly with citizens 6:00 Ms Fu reveals COP presidency's direction to make this process as inclusive and transparent as possible Revisit our COP26 coverage here: https://omny.fm/shows/green-pulse-1/playlists/green-pulse-at-cop26-glasgow Produced by: Audrey Tan (audreyt@sph.com.sg), David Fogarty (dfogarty@sph.com.sg), Ernest Luis, Fa'izah Sani and ST Video team Edited by: ST Video team & Hadyu Rahim Subscribe to Green Pulse Podcast series and rate us on your favourite audio apps: Channel: https://str.sg/JWaf Apple Podcasts: https://str.sg/JWaY Spotify: https://str.sg/JWag Google Podcasts: https://str.sg/J6EV  Website: http://str.sg/stpodcasts Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Follow Audrey Tan on Twitter: https://str.sg/JLMB Read her stories: https://str.sg/JLM2 Follow David Fogarty on Twitter: https://str.sg/JLM6 Read his stories: https://str.sg/JLMu Read ST's Climate Code Red site: https://str.sg/3pSz --- Discover more ST podcast series: Health Check Podcast: https://str.sg/JWaN ST Sports Talk Podcast: https://str.sg/JWRE Life Weekend Picks Podcast: https://str.sg/JWa2 #PopVultures Podcast: https://str.sg/JWad Bookmark This! Podcast: https://str.sg/JWas Lunch With Sumiko Podcast: https://str.sg/J6hQ Discover BT Podcasts: https://bt.sg/pcPL Follow our shows then, if you like short, practical podcasts! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.