Climate change refugees: A global crisis is looming
The Star, 7 February 2018
There are ever more refugees fleeing the effects of climate change, be it floods, hurricanes, rising sea levels or expanding deserts.
World Urban Forum in KL to debate sustainability
NST, 1 February 2018
THE 9th World Urban Forum (WUF9), in Kuala Lumpur from Feb 7 to 13, is described by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 70/210 as the “first session” to focus on the implementation of the New Urban Agenda (NUA). This was adopted by the UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) in Quito, Ecuador.
CNY spring cleaning makes us relook how we use things
The Star, 27 January 2018
As the Chinese New Year spring cleaning season is upon us, it’s worth looking at how we consume – and throw away – things.
11 videos that captured the spirit of sustainability in 2017
GreenBiz, 28 December 2017
This year proved that reality is stranger than fiction. Set against a backdrop of climate catastrophes, dismantled legal safeguards, biodiversity loss, the buildup of plastic waste and other global problems, the holiday spirit of 2017 may feel closer to "Blade Runner 2049" than "It's a Wonderful Life."
Malaysia devours the resources of 2.5 planets! But it’s not too late to stop
The Star, 13 December 2017
We are literally living beyond our means and borrowing Earth’s resources. To be exact, we are currently consuming the resources of 1.6 planets, says Nithi Nesadurai, president of the Environmental Protection Society Malaysia (EPSM).