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Commentary: Coastal cities like Singapore face outsized risks – and opportunities – in a warming world

Beachgoers at East Coast Park on the evening of Jun 19, 2020. (File photo: CNA/Jeremy Long)
Channel News Asia Online
15 Mar 2022
Coastal Cities

In a commentary, SMU Associate Professor of Science, Technology and Society Winston Chow explained the outsized risks and opportunities for coastal cities like Singapore in a warming world. He also warned that the window for climate action is rapidly closing, and he shared about how building climate-resilient communities can address the climate change issue and secure a liveable future. Assoc Prof Chow is Lead Author in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report on Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability.