Published on 21 Dec 2019

​Climate change, floods and drought: Here’s how badly Singapore could be affected

Singaporeans might see the effects of climate change sooner than the think, and the impact could be worse than expected. Experts say Singapore could experience a rise of sea levels by a metre by 2100. In addition, according to the Meteorological Service Singapore, the country's rising rainfall trend is a cause for concern as well. NTU head for Economics, Professor Euston Quah mentions it is important to evaluate how much damage from flooding could cause. The damage should not only be measured in economic terms, but also how it affects health and tourism.

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