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Resetting the climate agenda for 2020

Singapore, on its part, will update its climate pledge before the November COP26 summit in Glasgow to guide its policies over the longer term.

Like all small island states, Singapore is vulnerable to the effects of global warming and has called for more collaborative global and regional efforts to address the existential challenge of climate change at a time when multilateralism is strained.

MAJOR economies resisted calls for bolder climate commitments at the United Nations summit in Madrid last December, aggravating fears that the world will not act in time to stop rising global temperatures disrupting people, economies and ecosystems. Research published during the talks showed...

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