Some Islands Will Rise: Singapore in the Anthropocene, Project Muse, 13 September 2017

Project MUSE, a provider of digital humanities and social sciences content, carried a journal article by Yale-NUS Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Matthew Schneider-Mayerson, which focused on the impact of climate change on Singapore. In the extract published online, Dr Schneider-Mayerson wrote that Singapore might survive the rising sea levels and become an island fortress, due to her status as a wealthy nation with a tradition of environmental engineering, her strong centralised government, and her technological capacity to adapt. Dr Schneider-Mayerson also suggested that Singapore can be used as a model for climate change academics, especially in the less conventionally-studied fields of climate adaptation, sustainable urbanism, national greenwashing, and eco-authoritarianism.

 

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