But Mr Wilson Ang, 34, who has led youth delegations from Singapore to a number of climate negotiations since 2007, said climate change is not all doom and gloom.
For the executive director of charity Global Compact Network Singapore, which promotes corporate social responsibility, climate change is an opportunity for education and research. He said: "It could spur innovation in many areas... or even at the individual level. People can fix things and recycle instead of throw them away."
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