The Afternoon Update with Lynlee Foo (1pm – 4pm)The Afternoon Update with Lynlee Foo (1pm – 4pm)

Sustainable Singapore: Cool solutions to tackle climate change

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By 2045, temperatures in Singapore could hit 40 deg C on some days due to a warming planet. - the hottest we’ve experienced this year is 36.7 or 36.8 degrees Celsius. And with the heat turning up - the use of cooling systems will only increase. But - systems such as air conditioning use a large amount of energy - it hurts the environment, and with energy prices the way they are now, it also burns a hole in the pocket. On Sustainable Singapore, Melissa Hyak speaks to Swati Mandloi, Market Transformation Manager at WWF-Singapore to find out how to balance cooling and reaching energy consumption targets.

 

01:44: Where does Singapore stand in the use of cooling systems?

02:39: Is there such a thing as a clean cooling system? 

06:10: What are clean cooling interventions?

08:07: What kind of infrastructure changes are needed to implement more sustainable cooling systems?

 

 

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