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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…

Side Event in COP21: Asean collaboration in tackling Peatland Fires, Haze and Climate Change

In this session, Dr. Gary William Theseira, Deputy Undersecretary, Environment Management and Climate Change Division, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Malaysia has shared several key points on how Asean countries come together in combating climate change, peatland fires and haze including:- At COP21: Asean is not a group to speak at COP but for…

Malaysians dominating (well, sort of) the UNFCCC!

Of all the 25,000 accredited participants attending the 21st session of Conference of Parties (COP21), what exactly are the Malaysians doing here? If you think we are here in Paris on holiday, or that Malaysia is just a “small and unknown” nation in the international arena, then you are wrong, so wrong. I’m gonna let…

Dialogue with Mr. Al Gore

“As human beings, we are vulnerable to confusing the unprecedented with the improbable. In our everyday experience, if something has never happened before, we are generally safe in assuming it is not going to happen in the future, but the exceptions can kill you and climate change is one of those exceptions.” -Al Gore Albert…

ADP Opening Plenary at COP21

The 21st session of Conference of Parties (COP21) is one of the most unique COPs ever held in the history of UNFCCC. Not only due to the urgency of achieving universal agreement on Climate but also of its uncommon opening plenary that is held on SUNDAY! This year, Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban…

Inter Faith Dialogue on Climate Change 2015 by MCCG

Inter Faith Dialogue on Climate Change 2015 by MCCG Climate change is happening in this century. Time is ticking when world leaders failed to take strong actions against climate change issue. This raises concern from different religion groups as taking care of the environment to maintain a harmonious living between every living organism on Earth…

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…

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