Putting sustainability on the national agenda: Green Pulse Ep 41

  • 14 Apr 2021

Green Pulse Ep 41: Putting sustainability on the national agenda 12:14 mins Synopsis: Every first and third Monday of the month, The Straits Times analyses the beat of the changing environment, from biodiversity conservation to climate change in this podcast series. This year, the environment ministry in Singapore was renamed the Ministry for Sustainability and the Environment. Previously, it was known as the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources. In this episode, hear from Ms Grace Fu, Minister for Sustainability and the Environment, on how her ministry will champion sustainability at the national level.  They discuss the following points:  The significance of the ministry’s name change and what it means for public policy. (1:34)  The changes in the environmental scene in Singapore. (4:22)  Lessons for climate change from the Covid-19 pandemic. (6:35) Produced by: Audrey Tan (audreyt@sph.com.sg), David Fogarty (dfogarty@sph.com.sg) & Ernest Luis Edited by: Adam Azlee 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 --- Discover more ST podcast series: Asian Insider Podcast: https://str.sg/JWa7 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:  http://bt.sg/podcasts Follow our shows then, if you like short, practical podcasts! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.