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TNG wins environmental journalism award

TNG wins environmental journalism award

PETALING JAYA, 25 July 2011: The Nut Graph columnist Gan Pei Ling has won a Special Prize in Penang’s inaugural Green Journalism Award for a column she wrote about the effectiveness of banning plastic. The piece, which won her one of two special prizes in the English language category, was entitled The plastic menace and […]

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Concern over climate change down

Concern over climate change down

Concern over climate change has decreased in Malaysia (CC BY 2.0 Azrainman / Flickr) PETALING JAYA, 7 Dec 2009: Concern over climate change has decreased in Malaysia in the midst of fears over the global recession, an internet-based survey involving 12 countries said. The HSBC Climate Confidence Monitor 2009 found that Malaysians were more concerned […]

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Making sense of COP15

Making sense of COP15

Preparations for the conference are underway in Copenhagen (© Claus Starup / Bella Center A/S) THERE is already a flurry of heated debate and innovative awareness campaigns in the run-up to the United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference, which will be held in December 2009 in Denmark. Expect more as government officials, scientists, civil society […]

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Surviving climate change

Surviving climate change

Exhibition by regional coalition People’s Actions on Climate Change during the Asian Youth Climate Workshop (© Gan Pei Ling) “WE should do it for our children and future generations!” This is one of the most common rallying cries used by some individuals and organisations to convince the public to take action to combat climate change. […]

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