Seoul demolished a highway to revive a stream. Why?
The Star, 11 November 2017
Now that Kuala Lumpur is embarking on the River of Life project, it may be pertinent to look back at how Seoul had also revived its downtown area by turning a smoggy, elevated highway into a green and restful waterway.
Getting unstuck on the climate change debate
Green Biz, 9 November 2017
But for our children to truly thrive, we need to stop damaging the natural world around us, the natural world that nourishes us, protects us and sustains our lives. We need to protect the environmental systems we all depend on — to provide clean air, clean water, safe food, a safe climate and so many other essentials. We need to protect and sustain the planet, because it protects and sustains us.
Dive into The Hive to see some eco organic stuff at Bangsar KL
The Star, 3 November 2017
The Hive, a co-operative tucked in Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur – is fast becoming an intriguing hangout spot. It’s not the latest hipster coffeehouse or fusion-whatever eatery, but rather a social enterprise that offers solutions to sustainable living.
River of Life project faces tons of human garbage, sewage every year
The Star, 1 November 2017
Envision yourself strolling along or enjoying snacks at the landscaped riverfront of two historic rivers in Kuala Lumpur, Sungai Klang and Sungai Gombak. In three years, that and more are set to materialise as part of the RM4.4bil River of Life (RoL) project, which involves those two rivers plus another six tributaries, all located within the Greater KL and Klang Valley region.
Paris accord: US and Syria alone as Nicaragua signs
BBC, 24 October 2017
Nicaragua has signed the Paris climate agreement, meaning that the US and Syria are the only two countries not to be giving the accord their support.