I read this thought-provoking article the other day, which confirmed my gut feeling about the source of our environmental problems. The source of our biggest problems isn't climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, pollution or deforestation. It is economic overshoot...
A water spout crossed over Penang Bridge as bewildered motorists looked on this evening. Does anyone else think the weather is getting a bit more freakish or it it just me? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x68jtkrRdsY In Butterworth, a brief downpour at 5.45pm resulted in...
You would be forgiven for not knowing the results of a new study on how climate change is going to raise sea levels to a level higher than earlier expected. After all, who wins the English Premier League is...
Can it be business as usual for us? Why weren't King Tides a big problem before? What has changed? What kind of impact will it have on all that land reclamation taking place around us. Already, parts of the...
We mess around with Nature at our peril. This apparently happened in the last 24 hours near Gurney Drive in Penang where extensive land reclamation is being carried out. That barge was carrying rocks believed to be from the Lumut...
On a weekend this time. This tree along Jalan Lembah Permai is the latest to be chopped down. This is what it looked like before: Was MBPP permission given for this tree to be cut down? How many more...
Flash floods struck South East Penang Island last night, on the same day when 60-70 Penangites participated in George Town in solidarity with a Global Climate March ahead of climate talks in Paris beginning today. The crowd at the...
Penangites will be participating in a global climate march organised by avaaz.org tomorrow in George Town ahead of global climate talks in Paris. The march, which will be part of the weekly Occupy Beach Street, is supported by the...
Are you surprised by the floods in the East Coast and Sarawak? Don't be. Apart from climate change resulting in almost double the rainfall in December in the East Coast, the extent of deforestation is breathtaking in its sheer...
This excerpt from the Malay Mail is revealing: (Senior meteorologist) Mohd Hisham noted that most of the weather stations on the east coast have recorded almost double the regular amount of rainfall for December. “It was supposed to be 500...

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