As Malaysians concerned about the environment march from Kuantan to Parliament, the World Bank has warned that all nations will suffer the effects of climate change.http://youtu.be/4pC_gszrjAkEarth, we have a problem. Forget the scientists; you know it is a...
Superstorm Sandy that is slamming the United States is a warning about the perils of climate change. It is time to wake up and think more seriously about how our unsustainable economic model is worsening climate change and leading...
Environmentalist Leong Yueh Wong weighs in with what he thinks are the possible causes of the flash floods in Penang on 3 October 2014.But before that, here are some words of wisdom (author unknown): Less absorption = MORE runoff More...
Air Asia is moving its regional base to Jakarta, according to reports.The Jakarta Globe said in an editorial that AirAsia’s decision to relocate its regional headquarters from Malaysia to Jakarta is "a telling sign of the opportunities that...
Aliran is holding a talk on Climate change: Global challenges, local solutions on 21 November in Penang. You might like to register here.Meanwhile, Penang Forum has just released a statement:Penang Forum deeply empathises with the suffering that many Penangites...
The strongest typhoon ever to make landfall in recorded human history - so strong that if there was a Category 6, it would have fallen squarely in that box - is not a natural disaster. Instead, the Philippines' lead...
A "life-threatening" cyclone is expected to hit the coast of Northern Queensland, Australia at around 10.00pm. It comes in the wake of devastating floods which swamped large parts of Queensland recently.Meanwhile, a colossal winter storm has struck the United...
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A waterspout was spotted in the northern channel of Penang on 26 November 2014.It is the latest in unusual weather phenomena in the northern region, coming on the heels of a mini-tornado in Kedah a few weeks earlier.The...
The Malaysian economy has entered a critical phase. Integrated into the global trading system as part of an export-led economy and driven by foreign direct investment, the economy today is feeling the effects of a global slowdown.Compounding the...

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