Storms, floods to worsen in Malaysia, warns climate change expert
NST, 24 November 2019
A climate change expert has warned Malaysians to brace for even heavier rain as well as more severe storms and floods.
These coming hols, volunteer with the kids to plant trees
Free Malaysia Today, 16 November 2019
Volunteering to plant trees helps kids learn about forest sustainability as well as about our forests and our plants, and what better place to do that than with an organisation who have been working to conserve Malaysia’s natural heritage and provide environmental education for the last seven decades.
Air pollution nanoparticles linked to brain cancer for first time
The Guardian, 13 November 2019
The ultra-fine particles (UFPs) are produced by fuel burning, particularly in diesel vehicles, and higher exposures significantly increase people’s chances of getting the deadly cancer. Previous work has shown that nanoparticles can get into the brain and that they can carry carcinogenic chemicals.
Italy to start climate change lessons for students in every grade
Straits Times, 7 November 2019
Italy's public schools will soon require students in every grade to study climate change and sustainability, a step that the education minister said will put the country at the forefront of environmental education worldwide.
Climate crisis: 11,000 scientists warn of 'untold suffering'
The Guardian, 5 November 2019
The world’s people face "untold suffering due to the climate crisis" unless there are major transformations to global society, according to a stark warning from more than 11,000 scientists.