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Commentary: Latest climate change report is the most important by far. Here's why

As a low-lying island, Singapore is especially vulnerable to the "grave threat" of rising sea levels, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong warned. (File photo: AFP/Roslan RAHMAN)
Channel News Asia Online
10 Aug 2021
Climate Change Report

In a commentary, SMU Associate Professor of Science, Technology and Society Winston Chow – who is also a lead author for two urban chapters in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s Working Group II (WGI) assessment report due in February 2022 and a contributing author to the WG I report – explained why the recently released IPCC climate science report communicates the consequences of climate inaction better than previous ones. He also highlighted three key takeaways and emphasized the critical need to achieve net-zero emission goals.