publication . Article . 2017

Toward a Theoretical Framework for Studying Climate Change Policies: Insights from the Case Study of Singapore

Ai Sian Ng; May O. Lwin; Augustine Pang;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2017 Journal: Sustainability, volume 9, page 1,167 (eissn: 2071-1050, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
Abstract
The world decided in December 2015 to take actions to reduce global warming. To contribute toward this goal, this research examines possible policy levers for inclusion in the climate change ratification plan. A case study of the measures taken by the Republic of Singapore, a low-lying 719.2 km2 island without natural resources in Asia, is conducted. Being vulnerable to climate change impact and yet having to balance her people’s needs and economic progress with limited resources, the measures taken by this small country could offer policy insights for small states and states without access to alternative energy sources. This research analyzes the online policy ...
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free text keywords: Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment, Geography, Planning and Development, Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law, climate change policies, contextual influence framework, model of pro-environmental behavior, document analysis, Singapore, Asia, The Republic, Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Climate change, Natural resource, Research question, Economics, Thematic analysis, Global warming, Public economics, Political economy of climate change, Ratification, lcsh:Environmental effects of industries and plants, lcsh:TD194-195, lcsh:Renewable energy sources, lcsh:TJ807-830, lcsh:Environmental sciences, lcsh:GE1-350
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