50 years of environment : Singapore's journey towards environmental sustainability

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  • Creator editer, Yong Soon Tan, former permanent secretary, Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources, Singapore & former permanent secretary, National Climate Change Secreteriat in the Prime Minister's Office, Singapore
  • Format Books
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  • Publication Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, 2015.
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  • Physical Details
    • xxiv, 264 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • ISBNs 9789814696210, 9814696218, 9789814696227, 9814696226
  • OCLC ocn910914740

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references.

Contents

  • Journey to the present : reflections on Singapore's environmental journey / Tan Yong Soon with Lee Tung Jean and Karen Tan -- Cleaning the land and the rivers / Tan Yong Soon with Lee Tung Jean and Karen Tan -- Applying economic principles to environmental policy / Tan Yong Soon with Lee Tung Jean and Karen Tan -- The search for NEwater : the Singapore water story / Lee Ek Tieng -- Environmental planning for suStainable development / Tan Yong Soon -- Present challenges : frontier research in environment and water : integrated research approach for sustainable solutions / Lee Lai Yoke and Ong Choon Nam -- Energy efficiency and renewable energy challenges in the tropics / Nilesh Y Jadhav, Subodh Mhaisalkar and Hans B (Teddy) Puttgen) -- Developing a vibrant sustainable energy industry / Edwin Khew -- Community engagement to promote environmental ownership and secure our future / Chew Gek Khim -- Island in the world : Singapore's environment and the international dimensions / Simon Tay and Cheong Poh Kwan -- Moving into the future : environmental sustainability and sustainable development / Tan Yong Soon and Kwek Leng Joo
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