The build-up of greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide, in the atmosphere has trapped more heat - resulting in a warmer planet. Temperatures on Earth have been rising at about 0.13°C per decade over the past 50 years.
A warmer climate leads to the thermal expansion of the sea and melting of glaciers and ice caps, which lead to rising sea levels.
Along with the rest of the world, Singapore experiences the effects of climate change.
Our past and present actions contribute to climate change and the effects can take years or even decades to show. Individuals may not realise that he or she has a role to play in altering the global climate which will eventually impart Singapore.
They may feel unwilling to make small changes to their lifestyles or are not aware of how to.
Conserving and using energy efficiently and reducing carbon emissions to address challenges and climate change.