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Melissa Low Interviewed by the Straits Times

(UN Secretary-General António Guterres addressing the plenary. Photo by ESI Staff)

Ms Melissa Low, ESI Research Fellow, was interviewed by The Straits Times at the 24th Conference of Parties (COP24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held from 2 – 14 December 2018 in Katowice, Poland. Melissa attended COP24 on behalf of ESI, NUS and lead a delegation of 5 students from NUS Law, Yale-NUS and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy to participate as observers to COP24. Melissa also serves on the Steering Committee of the Research and Independent NGOs (RINGOs) constituency under the UNFCCC.

In Katowice, she was invited to record a podcast on “Why the UN climate meeting in Poland is so important” for The Straits Times on 14 December 2018. The podcast is available here.

These articles quoting Melissa were published by The Straits Times. To read the articles, click on the following links.

The Straits Times, 16 December 2018 – Global climate action plan adopted by almost 200 nations after marathon talks

The Straits Times, 15 December 2018 – Disputes delay deal on tougher action to tackle climate change

The Straits Times, 14 December 2018 – Singapore asked to help bridge divisions on thorny issue

The Straits Times, 13 December 2018 – Climate deal likely, but some fear it will be watered down

The Straits Times, 10 December 2018 – Singapore has vested interest in strong result at climate talks, says Masagos

(Posted on 20 December 2018)