Month: January 2016

TPPA in simple terms

Dear fellow environmentalists, I’m working on a series of articles on TPP, based on a very informative NGO workshop in Malaysia by Sanya Reid Smith from Third World Network. It’s a lot of content (about 20 articles) but she’s very good in making things simple and understandable. As you know the TPP cover many aspects…

How will INDCs shape development?

During COP21, I attended this side event, discussing enablers and obstacles in implementing INDCs, which reveal the complexity of de-carbonisation, integration of multiple objectives & implementation challenges. Some countries may be heading toward economic deficits due to impacts of climate change. So, will INDCs advance or retard a country’s development? Let us delve deeper into this…

COP21 – Outcome and Future of the Paris Agreement

Professor Gurdial Singh Nijar, Lead Spokesmen for Like Minded Developing Countries | His Excellency Christophe Penot, Ambassador of France to Malaysia Your browser does not support native audio, but you can download this MP3 to listen on your device.    Hailed as a turning point for action to limit climate change below dangerous levels, The…

Connecting My Rice to Climate Change

Thanks to The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC), one of our generous funders to COP21 that the three of us had the chance to attend the launching ceremony of Paris Declaration on Agriculture Diversification on the 7 December 2015 by UNMC special arrangement. This declaration is spearheaded by the Malaysia-based CFFRC or Crops for…

Malaysians in COP21

Prior to COP21, we planned to conduct a Malaysian gathering or more like a makan (eating) session to gather Malaysians inside and outside COP. I was in charge of conducting and it seems to be so much harder than whichever gathering that I have done before. Firstly, Malaysians in COP21 are very diverse. They are all…

COP21: Malaysia’s Action Plan – Hilary Chiew

Hilary Chiew, Climate Change Researcher,Third World Network Your browser does not support native audio, but you can download this MP3 to listen on your device. The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP21 ended last month, with 188 countries and other stake-holders negotiating the Paris Agreement to mitigate the worsening effects of climate change.…

What YOU-th can do?

Inevitably, youth are more creative and enthusiastic when comes to addressing an issue. Youth are believed to be the key players in reaching innovative, inspiring and ambitious climate change solution. This article is a compilation of interview answer answered by a group of youth i met in COP21. Feel free to read about what YOU-th can do in…

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