There are valuable lessons that local environmental groups, and our state and federal governments, can draw from the US and China. Two documentaries tell us what they are.
I’m writing in response to Gan Pei Ling’s article What’s wrong with a rare earth plant, here? Factual inaccuracies on both sides of the Lynas rare earth plant controversy have given rise to a third constituency — environmentalists who believe in the possibility of a technological fix to the problem. I take Gan’s recent piece […]
RUMOURS have been rife since late 2010 that Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak might call for the 13th general election by this year before the economy takes a worse turn. As such, not just political parties but civil society has been gearing up for an impending election. Among the civil society groups are a group of […]
WHAT is the actual cost of freezing ourselves in our air-conditioned offices and homes? Who actually pays the price for inefficient use of technology and energy that results in climate change? Is it just humans?
Animals often suffer the impact of climate change sooner than humans do, and have less means to deal with it.
IF birds could speak, what would they say about the way we live that has resulted in increasing temperatures not just for humans but also for other Earthlings?
WHAT happens to the plastic we use and throw? Where do they end up? Do we care?
TITLED Creativity and Innovation in Eco-friendly Living, The Nut Graph‘s fourth Found in Conversation forum discussed a variety of issues including consumerism, going organic, changing culture, and sustainability. The panelists were Wild Asia advisor Toh Su Mei, Justlife Shop chief executive officer Callie Tai and Green Drinks Kuala Lumpur initiator and consultant Steve McCoy. Held […]
THEY say green is the new black. The buzzword of all buzzwords. The new philanthropy favoured by supermodels, Hollywood actors, politicians and that irritating friend living down your road. I’ve heard that it’s “in” to label anything green these days, and that the tendency to join the bandwagon is but a disingenuous public relations-centred […]
(© David Ridley / Dreamstime) AMERICAN president Barack Obama announced on 25 Nov 2009 that he would be attending the United Nations Climate Change Conference, known as COP15, in Copenhagen after all, albeit just for a day. Over 60 world leaders including UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Australian premier Kevin Rudd are expected to […]