NUS Libraries Cares for the Environment Talk: Will the facemask become part of our wardrobe

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Besides triggering the worst incidence of air pollution in recent memory, last year’s haze cost Singapore about S$700 million. Though the problem has been with us since the seventies, little has been done to stop the soot and smoke blowing in from neighbouring regions. Why?

Just two commodities, palm oil and paper, play huge roles. Tan Yi-Han, co-founder of the People’s Movement to Stop Haze, unearths the trail of money that begins right from our very shores. Learn how ordinary consumers like us can take action to stop the haze in its tracks.

Talk details:

  • 6 June 2016, 9:00 am to 10:30 am (Central Library’s Theatrette 1)

All NUS staff and students are welcome. Register here

That’s not all. Keep your university ID cards and Library PIN in hand, and you’ll be able to borrow the latest and brightest works on environmental sustainability from our #powerpicks.

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