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Singapore to impose carbon tax from 2019

Singapore said today it would impose a carbon tax from next year to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and make companies more competitive as global agreements on climate change take effect. Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said the tax would be levied on all facilities producing 25,000 tonnes or more of greenhouse gas emissions a

UNEP Chief Urges China To Do More On Climate

The world’s biggest polluter China has a “big job” ahead of it in the global fight against climate change, the UN’s environment chief said today. Since US President Donald Trump’s decision in June to quit the Paris agreement on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, Beijing has proclaimed its willingness to stick to the pact. Analysts say