Recycling electronics: the key to combating climate change in the 21st Century

2013.11.25 Waste is an inevitable and almost integral part of our society. With technological advancement, especially in urban cities, and the fast-paced development of new electronics, we consume large amounts of electronics in our everyday lives. And that’s just consumption. The short lifespan of electronic equipment, coupled with the constant advancement of software and hardware,…

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Do trees in Singapore reduce CO2 emissions?

2013.11.21 Do trees really mitigate climate change? We have heard so much about reducing carbon dioxide emissions by planting more trees, but does it really work? Singapore, like any other urban city in the world, grapples with the problem of high carbon emissions. But are the local authorities doing the right thing to reduce emissions…

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Energy efficiency in manufacturing

2013.11.12 According to statistics by e2 Singapore, 40 percent of energy consumption is used by the industrial sector. With the rising cost of energy, coupled with the common wastage of energy in the manufacturing sector, the need for energy efficiency is important – not just to lower costs practically, but also to become more environmentally…

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Singapore signed MOU with Cambodia and UAE to strengthen energy partnerships

2013.10.31 On October 28th, Singapore signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with Cambodia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to enhance energy cooperation. On the opening day of Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) held at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, Mr. S. Iswaran, Singapore’s Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office and Second Minister for…

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Dancing the night away at the first Singapore International Tango Festival

2013.10.09 Elegantly-clad women twirled in dazzling figure-hugging dresses, paired with equally graceful men on the dance floor, spinning to live orchestral music. Those who weren’t dancing were seated at their tables, sipping red wine and chatting animatedly with one another while occasionally cooling themselves with laced fans. As the participants streamed in, some were greeted…

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