Green Is The New Black: The Conscious Festival happens this Saturday, and highlights eco and ethical consumer choices, more details below on the event and where to buy tickets.
OBS has organised IsLand-A-Hand for 30 November, an event that involves environmental conservation and bonding with youths. More details below. Come along for IsLand-A-HAND to: Bond and interact with other youth participants Have a deeper appreciation for our environment Learn ways to conserve and protect the natural bio-diversity and wildlife Be ambassadors of a sustainable … Continue reading
Fighting the Haze: Insights from Indonesia’s worst-hit provinces The 2015 haze crisis has affected countries across the region. But the ones who have suffered the most are Indonesians closest to the fires in Sumatra and Kalimantan – where the Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) has climbed to a high of 2,300 in some areas, with hundreds … Continue reading
This month’s Green Drinks is a ticketed event, and a joint event with the EU Delegation to Singapore and the embassies of Belgium, Germany, Denmark, France, Norway, Sweden and the UK. Tickets sold out quickly, even before we could publicise it. The EU Delegation to Singapore and the embassies of Belgium, Germany, Denmark, France, Norway, Sweden and … Continue reading
The Decarbonathon is a competition created at the initiative of the Young Global Leaders of the World Economic Forum, which aims to develop innovations that reduce CO2 emissions arising from cities in order to fight global warming. Several global organizations have been involved in the organization of this event including ENGIE, the Centre for Carbon Measurement of the … Continue reading
October’s Green Drinks will be pushed to the first week of November. Our longtime friend from Greenpeace’s Beijing office — Calvin Quek — will be joining us. Come by to hear him speak a bit about his work, and mingle leisurely with fellow environmental advocates. Date: 5 Nov 2015 (Thursday) Time: 7pm – 9pm Venue: … Continue reading
This month, we look at ballast water management and how marine bio-invasion can occur in the process of shipping goods. We start with a talk by Ray Huang of PACT, titled “Out of the box ideas to tackle the ballast water conundrum”, followed by a panel discussion. Our panellists include Dr Guillaume Drillet of DHI, … Continue reading
Our recent collaborative event – GE 2015: Casting a Vote for Environmental Progress – with PM.Haze, Hemispheres, Sharksavers and Foodscape Collective brought members of the public together for a meaningful discussion on environmental issues in relation to political parties and the upcoming election. We would like to thank these groups for partnering with us to … Continue reading
With the general elections looming, Green Drinks is collaborating with PM.Haze, Hemispheres, Sharksavers, Foodscape Collective and individual environmental activists to look at a variety of green issues that affect Singapore, and what we would like to see communicated during the election period. We have sent a brief questionnaire to active political parties to find out … Continue reading
This month we look at the #sghaze issue. Our speaker and panellists recap what has happened to date, and update you on what they are working on, and what we can do as citizens. Tan Yihan of PM.Haze kicks off the night with a talk on what their organisation is doing about the haze. This … Continue reading
The ASEAN Power Shift 2015 (APS15), powered by Young NTUC, is a three-day conference that will be held in Singapore from 24 – 26 July 2015. Spearheaded by Team Young NTUC 350 Singapore, the event brings together youths from the 10 ASEAN countries to a common platform where they will form an aligned position towards … Continue reading
This month, we partner National Youth Council (NYC) for YOUTHSPEAK – a series of SG50 conversations.