Month: November 2018

Climate Journalism Tips from Climate Tracker’s Chris Wright

Christ Wright is the Co-Founder and Director of Climate Tracker, an aptly-named organization of young reporters who have tracked UN climate negotiations since 2015. Members of Climate Tracker have collectively published more than 6,000 articles in the national media of over 114 countries in more than 24 languages. Climate Tracker also providesother activities and services…

MYDxLCOY – Rexy Prakash Chacko

The Malaysian Youth Delegation’s (MYD) Local Climate Conference 2018 has really been an eye opener for me. On the first day, I remembered that we came in anxiously as delegates, not knowing what to expect. But at the end of Day 2, we left with a great amount of knowledge, all pumped up to make…

MYDxLCOY Reflections – Basyirah Al Iman

Being YOUNG! A lot of people don’t expect you to care about your community. They don’t think you’ll take the time to make it better, figuring that you’re too busy with school, friends, whatever. In fact, only one in five youth feel valued by adults, and only one in four think that adults see them as a…

MYDxLCOY Reflections – Lem Khe Sin

The story begins here… One day, I received a message from my friend, Christabel. She told me that she will be coming to KL to participate in a conference. It was a youth climate conference organized by the Malaysian Youth Delegation. Her message caught my interest. After looking into the conference, I decided to sign…

Malaysian Youth Delegation meets with the Polish Special Envoy of Climate Change

On 11th November 2018, the Special Envoy of Climate Change for Poland’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Artur Lorkowski, visited Malaysia. The Special Envoy frequently travel and meet with government officials, business leaders, and civil society members of the various member countries of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Paris Agreement and discuss…

ASEAN Pre-COP Capacity Building Workshop KL-SG

Malaysian Youth Delegation (MYD), Energy Studies Institute, National University of Singapore (ESI-NUS) and Singapore Youth Climate Action (SYCA) organized ASEAN Pre-Conference of Parties (Pre-COP) Capacity Building Workshop 2018 in Malaysia and Singapore. The ASEAN Pre-COP Session in Malaysia was hosted by MYD in Oasis Village, Ara Damansara follow by the session in Singapore, hosted by…

Hopefully, the first of many

On the 15th and 16th November 2018, two members of the Malaysian Youth Delegation (MYD), Liyana Yamin and Syaqil Suhaimi, were invited to a Pre-COP24 Capacity Building session by the Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC). Other personnel involved included those from the Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources (KATS),…

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