Government to track Singapore’s carbon emissions [News]
By Feng Zengkun, The Straits Times, 3 Jun 2013.
Singapore is embarking on an ambitious five-year plan to take stock of and monitor the entire island’s carbon emissions.
The National Parks Board (NParks) wants to set up a system which will allow it to track emissions and how much of it is absorbed by the country’s greenery.
The project, which is expected to start by the end of this year, will even include roadside trees and playing fields, according to a tender document posted by NParks on procurement website GeBiz last month.
Carbon-accounting experts believe the data could help Singapore improve its plans to take better care of the environment.
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Source: The Straits Times