12-14 August 2016: Climate Innovation Challenge

The Building & Construction Authority (BCA), National Climate Change Secretariat (NCCS) and JTC Corporation have organised a Climate Innovation Challenge, more details below!

#change4future: The National Climate Change Competition is back!

Register for the National Climate Change Competition 2014! Organised by the National Climate Change Secretariat (NCCS), this year’s theme brings to the fore that our climate is changing due to human activities, and there is a need for us to act together to address climate change, and learn to deal with the changing climate that affects … Continue reading

Singapore climate change documentary Cool Red Dot airs tonight!

Learn about Singapore’s strategy and plans to tackle climate change on ‘Cool Red Dot’, a two-part documentary commissioned by the National Climate Change Secretariat (NCCS) that will be aired at 9.30pm on 28 August and 4 September on Channel NewsAsia. The Chinese broadcast will be aired on Channel 8 at 10.30pm on 1 and 8 September. Green … Continue reading

Green Drinks: Singapore’s National Climate Change Strategy 2012

Last month, the National Climate Change Secretariat released the National Climate Change Strategy (NCCS-2012) document titled ‘Climate Change and Singapore: Challenges. Opportunities. Partnerships’, outlining Singapore’s plans to address climate change through a whole-of-nation approach. At this special session, Director of the 3P Network at the National Climate Change Secretariat, Mr Yuen Sai Kuan will give … Continue reading

Channel NewsAsia: Singapore’s strategy to fight climate change

The National Climate Change Secretariat released their national climate change strategy paper last week. You can download it here – NCCS-2012. Channel NewsAsia reports. Singapore’s strategy to fight climate change SINGAPORE: Singapore has released a national climate change strategy document which outlines the country’s plans to address climate change through a whole-of-nation approach. The key elements … Continue reading

Channel NewsAsia: Student competition aims to find solutions to climate change problems

Channel NewsAsia today reported that the National Climate Change Secretariat has launched a competition which includes a Short Film Challenge and a Technology Project Challenge. More details below. Student competition aims to find solutions to climate change problems SINGAPORE: Students can now help to spread the message and raise awareness on climate change through the National … Continue reading

TODAY: Climate change authority responds to WWF’s ‘largest carbon footprint’ charge

The National Climate Change Secretariat (NCCS) recently issued a response to World Wide Fund for Nature’s (WWF) report citing Singapore as the largest carbon emitter in the Asia-Pacific. TODAY reports. Climate change authority responds to WWF’s ‘largest carbon footprint’ charge SINGAPORE – The National Climate Change Secretariat (NCCS) has responded to environmental group World Wildlife … Continue reading

TODAY: New energy labels for electrical appliances?

TODAY recently reported that National Environment Agency (NEA) is reviewing the design of energy labels and looking  into incorporating this cost onto the label. New energy labels for electrical appliances? Consumers could get new energy labels showing the estimated energy cost of operating the appliance, to help them make more informed choices. The National Environment Agency (NEA) is … Continue reading

The Straits Times: More Singaporeans care about climate change

The Straits Times reported on the National Climate Change Secretariat’s survey on the awareness levels of Singaporeans towards climate change. Green Drinks Singapore was asked for our reaction towards the results. More Singaporeans care about climate change The first local survey on climate change shows that most Singaporeans are concerned about the issue and believe in taking … Continue reading

Channel NewsAsia: Highlights of S’pore climate issues in 2011

Channel NewsAsia today reported on a rise in government agencies using social media when communicating to the public on climate related issues. Highlights of S’pore climate issues in 2011 SINGAPORE: 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 … Continue reading

Highlights and feedback paper: National Climate Change Strategy 2012 panel discussion

Just two weeks ago, we had a productive open discussion on what can be done to improve Singapore’s National Climate Change Strategy 2012 (NCCS-2012). We were extremely glad to have the National Climate Change Secretariat (NCCS) with us that evening, and felt very honoured to have Permanent Secretary Mr Tan Yong Soon kick off the … Continue reading

Channel NewsAsia: MEWR to raise minimum level for land reclamation

The Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) recently announced that they will will be raising the minimum level for land reclamation by at least one metre, as Singapore is a low lying country, and it has been predicted that sea levels will rise globally as a result of melting glaciers. In addition, the … Continue reading

  • About Green Drinks Singapore

    Founded in November 2007, Green Drinks Singapore is one of more than 800 cities with a Green Drinks presence.

  • We are a non-profit environmental movement that connects academia, green businesses, activists, community and government, for knowledge sharing and collaboration opportunities. We do this by organising informal talks every last Thursday of the month, over drinks! Once in a while, we hold discussions, documentary screenings and workshops to further engage the public and participants.
  • Started in 1989 in London, the Green Drinks movement is a self-organising network that is meant to be simple and unstructured. The global site can be found at www.greendrinks.org.