Singapore is a leading example of an environmental sustainable country, which are consistently declining their environmental challenges by new innovations, and considering the impact on the climate.
“Singapore is at the leading edge of sustainability,” says Nicholas You, chairman of the world Urban Campaign Steering Committee at UN-Habitat. Over the last few years Singapore has continued to experience increasing growth in the areas of “renewable energy, energy efficiency, smart grids, green buildings, electric mobility, and water conservation. ” As seen form the given graph, the ICCEmissions (per metric tons per capita) have been on a steady decline. Dropping from 7. 5 to 2. 7 as of 2005. In comparison, Australia has a ICC Emissions Of 16. 9 as Of 2010.
This finding shows Singapore environmental impact and their decline in Environmental challenges. ‘The government gives priority of landscape green in front of everything else”- Gogh Cheek Kiang. To keep a clean and environmentally aware city Singapore implements strict laws on littering and smoking. Laws against littering can be up to $2,000; these laws continue, including a complete ban on gum, to prevent improper espousal of gum on public property.Singapore also has low smoking rates, with no smoking laws in any public areas which exceptions to designated smoking areas, a fine could be up to $2,000.
An example of Singapore Environmental sustainability includes the Neater program. Neater is a new program that collects wastewater to treat it; producing water that is; “good enough to drink”.