Data and science play a key role as Singapore deals with the twin threats of climate change and extreme weather.    Through its expertise in water management and modelling, Hydroinformatics Institute is part of the solution – it is involved in Singapore’s City-East Coast site study for flood protection and, separately, the development of its Coastal-Inland Flood Model.

Singapore’s Minister for Sustainability and the Environment Grace Fu talks to CNBC’s “Squawk Box Asia” on the challenges ahead, and the country’s roadmap for redesigning its future.

Singapore faces ‘twin challenges’ from climate change, says minister (