Climate change and energy sustainability

Training Course
Singapore Cooperation Programme (SCP)
21 Oct - 01 Nov 2013

Course objectives The course aims to provide an understanding of Singapore’s multi-agency engagement in formulating energy solutions to climate change. Participants will gain a better appreciation of issues surrounding climate change and the importance of collective mitigating actions taken on a global scale. They will also understand the types of clean and renewable sources of energy and the related technical principles. Course synopsis and methodology The topics include:

  • Introduction to climate change issues and developments

  • Singapore’s Whole-of-Government approach to energy efficiency

  • Master plan and road map for national climate change management

  • Economic evaluation of the costs and benefits of mitigation and adaptation measures

  • Effective regulations and enabling legislation

  • Sustainable energy management

  • Financing and insurance frameworks

  • Promotion of energy savings at home

  • Singapore, the Eco-city

  • Carbon emissions and risk management schemes

  • Tours and site visits  

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Target audience

Applicants should be:

  • Senior level government officials with at least two years experience in policymaking for sustainability and environmental excellence, or related fields

  • Currently involved in climate change and energy projects, financial and budgetary planning and management

  • Nominated by their respective Governments

  • Proficient in spoken and written English

  • In good health


Climate Change, Insurance & Risk Transfer, Governance, Economics of DRR, Critical Infrastructure
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