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It was more then just a meeting… by Nafi

Last Sunday afternoon, I volunteered to join a discussion meeting with #PowerShiftMsia and a few Pandu Puteri leaders. It was an amazing afternoon indeed. The meeting was to explore on how the Girl Guides can go green or perhaps be more environmental conscious. Although I’m not really familiar with the discussion but I’m glad I am…

MESYM Documentary Night – Disobedience

MESYM organises “Documentary Night” on every 2nd Tuesday of each month. I am highly interested in attending these types of events as I like to watch documentaries, especially climate change related ones. However, I’m always unable to attend due to geographical distance. Since I’m based in KL now, I finally have the chance to attend…

FAQs on MYD2016 to UNFCCC COP22 Application

What is COP22? COP22 is the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It is the main annual meeting of all nations under the UNFCCC to build and strengthen intergovernmental climate policy. COP22 will be from November 7-18, 2016, in Marrakech, Morocco. This year’s COP is deemed…

What We Need – Donation

Please support “#PowerShiftMsia” by leaving your leftover change in this envelope and passing it to our crew before leaving. Thank you for your suport for Climate Action.   Online Bank Transfer Monetary donations. This will be distributed on a needs basis. Our registered bank account details as per below: Bank: Bank Rakyat (Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia…

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…

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…

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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