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We’re in a climate casino. Here’s how to fight against the odds

There have been more frequently occurring extreme weather events, such as heatwaves, rainfall-driven floods, droughts, wildfires and tropical cyclones. (PHOTO: NYTIMES)
The Straits Times
25 Aug 2021
Climate Casino

In a commentary, SMU Associate Professor of Science, Technology and Society Winston Chow, and a lead author in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report on Climate Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability, discussed how extreme weather events point to an increasingly dangerous roulette game we play. He shared about the risks of climate extremes for South-east Asia, and gave suggestions on how individuals, businesses and governments can fight against the odds.