How today's youths are shaping a greener tomorrow
Following National Youth Council’s series Conversations on SG Green Plan, it’s clear that the people most affected by climate: youth, are stepping up to champion the cause.
International Blue Carbon Institute to be set up in Singapore
Blue carbon is the carbon stored in coastal and marine ecosystems, and are recognised as an essential part of the solution to global climate change.
Key takeaways from COP27 climate summit in Egypt
This year’s UN climate summit featured visits by world leaders, proposals by business leaders, and negotiations by nearly 200 nations on the future of action on climate change.
Share your views on Environmental Sustainability (Forward SG Steward Pillar)
Let's come together under the Forward Singapore exercise to consider how we can work towards a climate-resilient Singapore.
Green Nation Pledge
Our choices and actions matter as they determine the collective outcome. The Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment invites you to make a pledge to take action, and help make Singapore a green home!
Hydrogen to supply up to half of Singapore's power needs by 2050
Singapore will be developing hydrogen as a major energy source to supply up to half of the country’s power needs.
Consumption of insects like crickets, beetles may soon be approved in Singapore
The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) is seeking feedback on allowing insects for human consumption and as livestock feed.
National Youth Dialogue – Towards a Net Zero Future
Part of the Forward Singapore exercise, the National Youth Council (NYC) and Global Shapers Community (Singapore Hub) organised a National Youth Dialogue on “Towards a Net Zero Future” for youths to take a bigger stake on sustainability.
A story of a passionate team enhancing Singapore's water supply and it's future
Twenty years ago, NEWater marked its public debut at the National Day Parade - a feat that would not have been possible if not for a team of engineers and technicians who gave their all.
The Climate Conversations
With sustainability comprising various issues and the impact on climate change worsening, what can you do for the various aspects of the environment?
MSE seeking public feedback on climate change via engagements under Forward SG
Members of the public are able to participate in engagements for Environmental Sustainability under Forward Singapore’s Steward Pillar.
Sustainable vs Fast Fashion
With the Great Singapore Sale approaching next month, it is important to note that our actions come with consequences. Find out the importance of responsible and sustainable shopping.
Fighting Food Waste and Saving Money - A Week as a Freegan in Singapore
Find out how a CNA reporter tried the freegan lifestyle for a week, including dumpster diving and rescuing food, to explore how she can reduce waste while saving money.
S$3.8 million Committed for Farming Projects to Ensure our Food Security
S$3.8 million has been committed for 13 farming projects to grow more food efficiently and sustainably in Singapore under a Singapore-Netherlands partnership.
Eating fried crickets in your future meals – yes or no?
Amidst global food shortage and disruptions in supply chains, we may have to change the way or food we eat. The idea on consuming fried crickets has surfaced, will you eat it?
Conversation on SG Green Plan: Towards a sustainable future
Close to 200 youth participants joined an environment and sustainability panel discussion organised by the Ministry of Education (MOE) and the National Youth Council.
Can you survive without air conditioners?
Air conditioner used to be a privilege now owned by most Singaporeans. Find out how those without it survives in our humid weather.
PSC launches new sustainability scholarship to help S'pore cope with climate change
A new category of public service commission (PSC) scholarship will open next year to students pursuing careers in sustainability.
Insect Feed Technologies – What is it?
Did you know that we can upcycle organic food waste into insect protein for animal feed, and insect frass as organic fertilizer, using black soldier flies?
Importing Renewable Energy to Singapore
In line with Green Plan 2030, Singapore started importing renewable energy from Laos and through Thailand and Malaysia.
Diversifying Singapore’s Food Sources
As countries worldwide prioritise local food supplies amid rising costs, PM Lee stresses Singapore to do more to diversify food sources at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Kigali.
Food Farm 51 Floors Above CBD
51-storeys above ground at CapitaSpring, a commercial building exists a farm named 1-Arden Food Forest.
Eating local fish: Yay or nay? Why local fish may be a more sustainable option for us.
How local food supplies is a longterm sustainable option for everyone!
Is Singapore's new focus on a fairer, greener society in line with what youths want?
Budget 2022 has granted things long advocated for by youth activists.
Two youth teams crowned Young Sustainability Champions at the 2021 YSC Programme
The annual initiative aims to raise awareness about the importance of sustainability and encourage youths to design creative solutions.
Youth founded start-up that converts plastic waste into road material
After years of hard work and publicity, one could say that she's literally paving the way towards a more sustainable future.
Can individual actions help solve climate change?
Was the term "carbon footprint" just a creative campaign's key phrase - nothing more than a marketing ploy?
Ghost Fishing: What is it?
How can we do our bit to reduce our impact on marine wildlife?
Everthing you need to know about saving water
Besides saving water you're also saving on energy!
25 year old entrepreneur shares tips on staying green after completing a carbon-negative trip to Antarctica!
She's a youth climate advocate and travelled to Antarctica to study the effects of climate change.
55 buildings and landmarks to light up in blue for World Water Day
Happening from 19 to 22 March, it is a part of PUB’s efforts to raise awareness for water conservation.
Passion for Slow Fashion
Clarissa Ann – an advocate for slow fashion and crafts, shares some values that she has learnt on her journey in sustainability.
Young People Want A More Inclusive, Sustainable S'pore
Youths want their future living environment to be more inclusive and green, with more wheelchair-friendly public transport and nature parks.
How Much of Your Food is Locally Grown?
From vegetables to seafood, Singapore has a wide variety of locally-grown produce.
More Young Singaporeans are Turning to Eco-Friendly Ways of Celebrating CNY
From secondhand clothes to cloth hongbao, youths are increasingly passionate about sustainability.
Four Key Takeaways from the 76th UN General Assembly President’s Visit to Singapore
Hear from our two youth leaders on their brief interaction with His Excellency Abdulla Shahid during his official visit to Singapore from February 6 to 7 2022.
Sparking a green revolution begins at home
How making simple changes to our daily routine can help the environment.
If Singapore contributes just a fraction of global emissions, what's the point of climate activism here?
Can youths really make a real, practical difference in what is their generation's existential crisis?
Is Paper actually more sustainable than Plastic?
Youths discuss on the practice of taking away or ordering our food in and how it impacts the environment.
5 key takeaways from pre-Budget 2022 engagement
There is more than just the GST Vouchers to look forward to at the Budget 2022.
We are MBF
Green startup by College students are the youngest winners at Sustainable Business Awards 2021. This win signifies the potential that youth startups have in making an impact in business.
Deko Comics launches Singapore's first COVID-19 comic workbook for youths The workbook includes COVID-19 information and activity sections encouraging youths to draw their creative ideas and reflections.
Normalise re-wearing your clothes
How cutting down on fast-fashion can positively impact the environment
Local students organise youth summit to discuss global issues
Close to 100 students from Singapore and countries like Thailand and the United States are attending the inaugural online Global Youth Leaders Summit.
ITE students win trip to Switzerland with sustainability project
Their solution for sustainability led to a significant reduction in water and electricity consumption.
To tackle climate change, it’s time we put our money to work
How youths are moving forward from eliminating plastic straws to practicing sustainable investments.
Youth's 18 recommendations to tackle environmental crisis
Spans across six areas - emissions, nature, energy, corporate responsibility, community empowerment and inclusion, and the economy and people.
Let’s talk about sustainable fashion
An effort to integrate sustainability in a world of fast-fashion
Everyone plays a part in keeping Singapore clean & green
A chat with Minister of State, Desmond Tan on our nation’s sustainability efforts
Green Plan Conversations – Youth Conversation on Green Commutes
Co-organised by the National Youth Council (NYC) and Land Transport Authority
How it’s like cleaning up a swamp
Playing a part in conserving the natural biodiversity of our mangroves
A Green Era for The Future Generation
What does being Green mean to today’s Youths?
5 things Singapore youths should know about the Paris Agreement
Delegates worldwide discuss efforts to limit global climate change
Cheers & Fairprice Xpress takes action in reducing plastic usage in Singapore
Customers encouraged to bring their own reusable bag
A nation’s pledge to end deforestation by 2030
How Singapore plans to continue developing the city while protecting the ecosystem
Walking the talk on climate change
A student’s journey to being an environmentalist
Temasek launches a new firm to drive sustainable food adoption
An effort in building an ecosystem for food tech across Asia
PUB launches Telegram channel to provide weather and flood alerts
Bringing accessibility in weather updates
Plans of 2 new nature parks along Bukit Batok Nature Corridor are in development
Bukit Batok Hillside Nature Park & Bukit Batok Central Nature Park
NParks announces Forest Restoration Action Plan for Labrador Nature Reserve
Restoring & safeguarding our coastal forest
Why Is Singapore’s Farmed Seafood The Better Choice?
“You are what you eat”
How do we decrease greenhouse gas emissions caused by firms?
Singapore partners with Japan in scale up emissions accounting in Asean
The SG Green Plan 2030 is every Singaporean’s responsibility
Youths voice out their concerns regarding the Green Plan
IMPACT 0241: Advice from a young environmentalist
Founder of YAC S3 Earth School Singapore shares about finding purpose and challenges she faced
YAC S2 Team NewFood pilots fruit program to dormitories
Tackling food sustainability whilst appreciating our migrant workers
YAC S2 Team Urban Origins
Promoting circular economy by connecting people with urban produce
’30 years of Blah blah blah’ Greta Thunberg calls out world leaders
Climate Activist Thunberg gave a speech at the Youth4Climate 2021
What Does the Singapore Green Plan Have to Do With Us?
Everyone has a part to play
Singapore’s Green Spaces: Then vs Now
Conservation whilst pushing for development is a constant balancing act
CNA Talking Point | Tray Return Fine
How does the new law affect us? Will this solution encourage people to return their trays?
World News Day 2021: The Climate Crisis
Global Campaign to highlight credible journalism
Climate Trailblazers | The Future of Food, Energy and Materials
Exploring new food technologies, ways to make energy and materials
Youth wins 1st place with a short video on mangroves and climate change
#NextGen Video Challenge: Telling The Climate Story
Free Online courses on Sustainable Finance for Students
Collaboration with WWF Singapore and ASFI Academy
Commentary: Tote Bags aren’t always eco-friendly
Fixing our consumerist, throw-away culture is key to becoming more sustainable in our daily lives
Singaporeans prioritise green spaces & affordable housing
Over 5600 people responded to URA’ long term review plan poll
1st panda cub born in Singapore after 6 years!
Public invited to provide name suggestions for the baby boy
UN IPCC Report: Singapore to take bigger hits from climate change
IPCC Report calls “Code red for humanity”
Conversation on SGP 2030 with ITE students
What is Sustainable Living and Why it Matters to You and I?
Our Wild Spaces: LepakinSG report
What’s left of our green spaces in Singapore
YAC S2 Urban Origins
Promoting circular economy by connecting people with urban produce
YAC S2 Team Savour!
B2C & B2B e-commerce and sponsorship web app offering food, gifts, supplies and services in SG
Climate Action Week 2021 - City of Green Possibilities
Over 130 activities organised by 63 partners
Is the SG Green Plan 2030 Bold Enough?
Here's what 90 Youths shared at the NYC-ESI Conversation
A third of Dover Forest set aside for public housing, nature park to be established
New Clementi Nature Corridor
2 New nature trails to run through Clementi Forest from 2023
CDL's Youth4Climate Concert 2021
Features seven musical acts as part of Climate Action Week
E-waste recycling bins in some supermarkets and Harvey Norman outlets
Increase in awareness in electronic waste & what can be recycled
SembWaste will roll out new sustainability initiatives
Decrease in carbon footprint and increase in productivity through Electric Vehicles
Singapore wants global standards for green financing
Singapore is developing a global exchange and marketplace to reduce carbon emissions
Help workers and companies transition to a green economy
Support given to workers & companies to transit to a greener economy
Will Clementi Forest be the next chopping board?
Youth advocate to protect our green spaces such as Clementi Forest
Waste Less Smart Chutes: 'updating' the rubbish chute
Youth group tackling rubbish chute issue for modern Singapore with schools
SFA to pump $23 million into R&D
To boost food security with local production with '30x30' goal
Singapore launches new charging model for plastics
Use of disposable carrier bags in supermarkets will be charged
Human x Nature Exhibition: Environmental Histories of Singapore
Find out the history of Singapore's natural environment and its legacy
Cloop: they aim to close the fashion loop
YAC S1 project that aims to reduce fashion overconsumption and waste
The Green Pulse podcast
Straits Times podcast featuring topics from biodiversity conservation to climate change
Singapore to invest in marine climate change research
$25 million will be invested to study marine climate change
A City in Nature, Singapore
Second episode of nature series on wildlife and biodiversity in Singapore
Singapore launches multi-ministry Green Plan 2030
MSE announced new Singapore Green Plan 2030: to combat climate change
Singaporean youths generally supportive of Singapore Green Plan 2030
Youth voices about the SG Green Plan 2030
Polytechnic and ITE students receive environmental services scholarships
New scholarship programme for youth to enter environmental services industry
Singapore's first desalination plant for sea and freshwater
World's first large scale desalination plant opens in Singapore
Youth collect toilet rolls and install solar panels
These students drive change for the environment through their efforts
Food for the future
Singapore becomes 1st country to approve and sell cultured meat
Bring Your Own Container (BYOC) movement
Over 2 million pieces of plastic disposables saved since 2018!
Second-hand packaging redistribution
YAC S2 project Package Pals collects and redistributes second-hand packaging
"What A Waste" by the Green Nudge
Experiential youth sessions to learn about waste management challenges
SAVOUR! - YAC Season 2 team
Social enterprise tackling food waste and food insecurity by digitalization
Featuring YAC Season 2 team superFARM
They created a affordable and easy-to-maintain indoor home farming system
Singapore aims to reduce carbon emissions
With a new $25 billion five-year research masterplan
$50 Million SG EcoFund launched
Grant aims to encourage ground-up efforts in sustainability
MAS launches world's first green grant scheme
Encouraging sustainability-linked loans, to build a robust green finance ecosystem
NParks new initiative for youth
Youth@SGNature will provide youths with more opportunities in biodiversity conservation
East Coast Beach Cleanup
Voluntary community initiative to clean up beaches around East Coast Park
MEWR COS 2020
Building a Climate-Resilient Singapore for Singaporeans, with Singaporeans
HEFTI - YAC Season 1 youth project!
That upcycles Okara (soy milk pulp) into novel food products
Pay To Stay On Earth - YAC Season 1 project
Youth team that helps support SMEs with green financing options
SG Fresh Produce logo
Found on packagings to help consumers identify local produce
TheGoodinFashion – a student-run non-profit
These youth aims to tackle textile waste in Singapore
A one-stop calendar listing environmental events and activities in Singapore
Sustainable Living Lab (SL2)
They develop and innovate solutions for organisations wanting to grow sustainably
SG Climate Rally - youth-led movement
They believe in pushing for climate justice in a non-extractive world
“30 by 30” - Zero waste masterplan
New Zero Waste Target to #SaveSemakau by 2025