Biography of the Author Benjamin P Horton

Benjamin P Horton

Contributor to CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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    Commentary: Days of cool weather do not negate climate change’s destructive impact

    With the cool weather that swept through Singapore, some residents wondered if there is a positive side to climate change. Such thinking is ...
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    Commentary: A decade of climate change has had devastating impact. But there’s hope yet

    In just a few short years we have gone from thinking of climate change as a scientific concept to acknowledging it as an existential threat. This ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Biden holds campaign event in Wilmington, Delawa

    Commentary: Joe Biden takes office in pivotal moment for climate action. Can he deliver?

    For the first time ever, the Paris Agreement's 1.5 degrees Celsius limit is within striking distance, says Benjamin P Horton of the Earth ...
  4. Person with umbrella in the rain, Singapore - file photo

    Commentary: Why that unusually high rainfall in Singapore during the last summer monsoon may be our new normal

    The June to September season this year was the wettest season in terms of most rainy days at the Changi climate station since 1982, highlighting ...
  5. File photo Changi Beach park

    Commentary: As ice caps melt, Singapore a hot spot for sea-level rise

    Global warming doesn't only just lead to higher sea levels, it also changes which places see a disproportionate rise in sea levels, says Earth ...
  6. Weather in January 2018

    Commentary: Climate change needs better storytelling to address severe threats

    The World Economic Forum says extreme weather events are the most likely and most severe threat facing humanity in 2018 yet climate change doesn’t ...