Climate Action Week to raise awareness about the challenges posed by climate change has been taking place in Singapore since last Saturday.
Singapore’s Ministry of Sustainability and Environment (MSE) conducts Climate Action week to raise awareness of the “Existential Challenge”.
Since August 15, the agency has perform some activities in the city-state with the aim of raising awareness about the challenge by climate change.
Climate Action Week Activities
The activities began with an online talk on urban agriculture by Danielle Chan, a former student of the National University of Singapore and co-founder of the Citiponics agricultural company.
The initiative will run until August 21, among the activities will be held webinars, workshops and even a virtual concert.
Most of the events are taking place virtually and are open to the public.
This week of Climate Action will have the participation of 27 sponsors from the public and private sectors, among which are several schools and university colleges.
Companies such as the coffee producer Nespresso and non-governmental organizations such as the World Wide Fund for Nature in Singapore will also participate.
Companies such as the coffee producer Nespresso and non-governmental organizations such as the World Wide Fund for Nature in Singapore are Also participating.
Singapore maintains efforts
The Ministry of Sustainability and Environment of Singapore pointed out that the government will maintain efforts to face the consequences of climate change.
"The nation must press ahead with sustainability efforts even as it addresses the immediate problems posed by the Covid-19 pandemic," the agency said in its statement.
Sustainability and Environment Minister Grace Fu said in a Facebook post Saturday night: "A sustainable nation is resilient and we can all do our part in this long-term effort."
This is the second edition of the Climate Action Week that takes place in Singapore, the minister called on the public to cheer up and participate in the planned activities.