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Carbon Tax In Singapore – Understanding How It Works & Affects You

As the world gears up to fight against climate change, Singapore is following suit with The Carbon Pricing Act (CPA) that came into effect on 1st Jan 2019 that introduces a carbon tax to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

This carbon tax not only affects industries and businesses in Singapore, but it also affects consumers who purchase electricity for their daily and household needs.

Whether you are a business owner or a resident, this guide will take you through what the carbon tax in Singapore is all about and how it affects you.

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5 Incredible Eco-Friendly Airlines We Should All Support

If you want to be more environmentally-friendly, you’d recycle your trash, use less disposable items, and… abstain from travelling?

Not many people realize this, but air travel is a huge contributor to climate change and global warming. In the US, for instance, transportation is the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions, with flights accounting for 12% of total emissions.

On top of that, there’s the fact that global demand for flights is growing. If we continue at our current pace, analysts predict that emissions from air travel will increase by up to 7x by 2050.

The good news? Many airlines are now taking steps to become more eco-friendly and sustainable, and do their part for the environment.

In this blog post, we share the green initiatives that Singapore Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Cathay Pacific, Air France and United Airlines have implemented, and discuss how these will impact the environment.

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The World’s Most Sustainable Cities – Guess Where Singapore Ranks?

We hear the term “sustainable city” being thrown around all the time, but what does this mean, exactly? In a nutshell, sustainable cities are cities that work towards creating “environmentally, economically, and socially resilient surroundings” for their citizens. In doing so, these cities are careful not to compromise the needs of the future generation.

Want to learn about the world’s most sustainable cities, and find out where Singapore ranks on the list? Read on to find out more!

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