Committee of Supply 2024 debate, Day 4: Louis Ng on expanding the Climate Friendly Households Programme

Expanding Climate-Friendly Households Programme Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang: Singapore’s green transition should be a just and inclusive one. I am glad that the Climate Friendly Households Programme helps 1-, 2- and 3-room HDB households reduce their energy and water consumption. The programme gives eligible households vouchers to purchase refrigerators, shower fittings and LED lights. If all eligible households make the switch, this is the equivalent of taking 10,000 cars off the road. The water savings amount to 400 million gallons of water annually.....

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Committee of Supply 2024 debate, Day 4: Louis Ng on more climate support for businesses

More Climate Support for Businesses Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang: Achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 must be a whole-of-nation effort that must involve businesses. In Budget 2023, Minister Grace Fu said that “businesses should do more with less”. The Minister also said that while some upfront costs may be incurred, lower energy and resource used will lower costs over the long run. In a 2023 survey of businesses that have adopted technology to make the green transition,....

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Louis Ng on caring for migrant workers

Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang (Nee Soon): Sir, this is a Budget about building our shared future together. A shared future that has been built on the work by all of us and our migrant workers over the past few decades. As we talk about being an inclusive society, we must not forget our migrant workers. Yet, our policies at times, show that there is an “us” and “them”. In the past eight years as an MP,....

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Committee of Supply 2024 debate, Day 4: Louis Ng on a greener and more sustainable Singapore

A Greener and More Sustainable Singapore Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang (Nee Soon): Mr Chairman, I beg to move, “That the total sum to be allocated for Head L of the Estimates be reduced by $100”. When I stand up to speak in this House, I am often raising questions or asking the Ministry for things. This time, I am standing to thank the Ministry for the phenomenal job it has done on our climate policies. ....

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