CLIMATE CHANGE AND SUSTAINABILITY: The Challenge for Singapore

  • CLIMATE CHANGE AND SUSTAINABILITY: The Challenge for Singapore :
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In this talk, Prof Tan will touch on the future of Singapore and its environment. As a small country with limited land and no natural resources, Singapore has participated in many international dialogues in regard to the challenges of sustainable development. Prof Tan will also highlight how we can tackle climate change and be ready to adapt to its effects while harnessing green growth opportunities and forging partnerships nationally, regionally and internationally.

  • Professor Leo Tan

    Director (Special Projects) in the Faculty of Science

    Professor Leo Tan Wee Hin is a Professor of Biology at the National University of Singapore. He is also Director (Special Projects) in the Faculty of Science. He was previously Executive Director of the Science Centre Singapore, Director of the National Institute of Education and Chairman of the National Parks Board....   Read More

    Professor Leo Tan

    Professor Leo Tan Wee Hin is a Professor of Biology at the National University of Singapore. He is also Director (Special Projects) in the Faculty of Science. He was previously Executive Director of the Science Centre Singapore, Director of the National Institute of Education and Chairman of the National Parks Board.   Professor Tan is Immediate Past President and Fellow of Singapore National Academy of Science. He chairs the NParks Garden City Fund, National Youth Achievement Award Council and the Temasek Singapore Technologies Endowment Programme (STEP) Board. He is also Singapore Governor to the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) and Member of the Government Parliamentary Committee (GPC) Resource Panel for National Development & Environment and Water Resources.He has received the Singapore Administration Gold Medal twice- a very rare and distinguished honour.