Highlights of S’pore climate issues in 2011 [News]

December 28, 2011 by  
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By Evelyn Choo, Channel NewsAsia, 28 Dec 2011.

More agencies are communicating environment-related messages to the public via social media and engaging in public consultations this year.

In some cases, public consultation has proven to be productive.

For instance, consumers often do not pay attention to labels on electrical appliances, which tell consumers how much energy they would use.

But after a recent public consultation exercise by the National Climate Change Secretariat, a suggestion — to pitch in terms of dollars and cents so that people will see the real savings and buy the idea — was made.

This was was among about a thousand ideas floated by participants at the exercise.

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Source: Channel NewsAsia

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