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Mongabay, Monday 13 December 2021

Mongabay Explains: Do carbon offset markets really work?

Carbon offset markets’ increasing popularity has met with controversy about corporations absolving themselves without contributing to an overall reduction in emissions, and questions about how they can ensure the schemes’ success witho...

 

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Malay Mail, Friday 10 December 2021

Launch of Malaysia Plastics Sustainability Roadmap 2021-2030 is govt's effort to address waste pollution, says minister

The Malaysia Plastics Sustainability Roadmap 2021-2030 is an effort by the government to address plastic waste pollution and ensure the country’s economic prosperity and social wellbeing, said Minister of Environment and Water, Datuk Tuan Ib...

 

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NST, Friday 10 December 2021

Need for affirmative action to transform environmental policy - Wan Junaidi

Bold and affirmative actions are required to transform the economic, social and environmental policies to respect the rights to a healthy environment and protect the people and nature we live in, said Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar.

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FMT, Friday 10 December 2021

Speed up tabling of Climate Change Act, says former minister

A former minister has urged the government to show political will in tabling the Climate Change Act.

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The Washington Post, Thursday 9 December 2021

Tropical forests can recover from deforestation remarkably fast and on their own, new study finds

The study observed that soil fertility on previously deforested land can return in less than a decade. But that doesn’t give people a ‘...

 

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