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13 Days More To Go For COP21

  What is COP ? Have you heard about it ? COP (you can pronounce it by letters C.O.P. or ‘cop’), stands for Conference of Parties. It is a huge important meeting where world leaders come together to discuss and negotiate on ways to reduce our global temperature by 2’C. COP is organized by UNFCCC,…

Tracking Malaysia and ASEAN INDC

In preparation for the adoption of the Paris Agreement in December 2015 Governments “in a position to do so” were to submit an “Intended Nationally Determined Contribution” (INDC). Singapore – “Singapore communicates that it intends to reduce its Emissions Intensity by 36% from 2005 levels by 2030, and stabilise its emissions with the aim of peaking around…

MYD Training Series – Hilary Chiew

MYD Training Series - Hilary Chiew

Title: Climate Change: An overview and state of the international negotiation Training Brief: The presentation will focus on the history (of the UNFCCC and an update of the increasingly politicised nature of the negotiation and whether Paris will see a repeat of the Copenhagen fiasco and leave the world without a viable plan to rescue…

MYD Training Series – Dr. Gary Theseira

Title: The power-play within the UNFCCC groupings – Current and Historically Training Brief: International negotiations are never easy, with many interests, historical perspectives, economic muscles and many more to consider. How does such power-play affects the on-going negotiations in UNFCCC? Date: 17th Sept 2015, Thursday Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm Location: BAC, PJ Campus Trainer Profile: Dr.Gary William…

Do you believe in magical BECCS?

Equipped with the knowledge and resources, humans continue to advance themselves using the help of all kinds of technology. Similarly, in the fight against climate change, we have resorted to technology in hopes to rectify this critical situation. Nonetheless, we need to remember nothing is entirely good and viceless. In other words, there are pros…

Sharing the Perks of Technology

As long as we can remember, technology has only be progressing forward. Today, we have been blessed with all kinds of genius technologies that serve to make our lives better. The technologies available nowadays are so advanced to the extent that they may be able to undo what is done and save this planet Earth…

6 Ways to Celebrate a Climate Friendly Ramadan

Buka Puasa at a local Mosque

6 Ways to Celebrate a Climate Friendly Ramadan by Mohammad Shakirin Bin Shahrul Jamal (MYD15) SATU: This Ramadan, we should eliminate the use of Styrofoam containers and plastic cutlery to serve iftar (the meal after sundown that breaks the fast). Consider alternatives such as plant-based containers and plastics that are compostable or organize a waste-free iftar, where patrons bring their own containers…

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