What will it take to convince us that tackling climate change (aggravated by deforestation) should be a national priority in the coming year? Last year was notable for the number of environmental crises that struck us. 1. The unusual and...
Barely a week after Penang Forum 8's Dialogue on Floods, prolonged heavy rain is lashing the state, inundating several streets. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-SHfaFMs10 The freakish winds are so strong that one resident in a high-rise tower said her apartment was swamped with...
Ever since the fatal landslide and the floods in Penang, I have received or seen photos from about half a dozen concerned Penangites. For some reason, many of our newspapers and media portals have not shown us most of these...
Kuantan-born Phua Kai Lit, a public health professor, shares with us why Lynas Corp should not be granted an extension to its temporary operating licence for its rare earth refinery in Gebeng (full article below): Should Lynas be given a...
Some purported "facts" are being circulated about the Tanjung Bungah project. Here's an alternative look at five critical issues: Was it really flat land before work started? We were told that "the project involved slopes with a gradient of...