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Mariam Jaafar on moving towards a low-carbon society

Climate change presents an opportunity for Singapore to build its green finance segment within its existing financial sector, said MP Mariam Jaafar. Speaking in Parliament on Wednesday (Jan 12), she highlighted key areas of innovation in green finance, such as leveraging geospatial data for climate risk assessment, to boost economic growth and create high-paying jobs. She also suggested implementing the increase in carbon tax in phases, starting with the highest-emitting sectors. *Audio issues inherent from source  

Mariam Jaafar on moving towards a low-carbon society

12 Jan 2022 05:41pm

Climate change presents an opportunity for Singapore to build its green finance segment within its existing financial sector, said MP Mariam Jaafar. Speaking in Parliament on Wednesday (Jan 12), she highlighted key areas of innovation in green finance, such as leveraging geospatial data for climate risk assessment, to boost economic growth and create high-paying jobs. She also suggested implementing the increase in carbon tax in phases, starting with the highest-emitting sectors.

*Audio issues inherent from source  

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