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'Clear, action-based policy crucial'
Malaysia has set a target of Zero net emissions by 2050. In order to reach this target, Global Environment Centre's Director, Faizal Parish told New Straits Times that Malaysia must state its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) in terms of ...
Read More > Date 22-Nov-2021  | Category Carbon, Climate Change 
Too little done to fix climate change, say experts
According to environmentalists, climate change has already manifested on a daily basis. For instance, rising sea levels are causing frequent floods in coastal towns such as Klang, and droughts have been an annual affair in Kedah and ...
Read More > Date 17-Nov-2021  | Category Climate Change & Behaviour 
Is Malaysia underreporting its GHG emissions?
Faizal Parish, director of the Global Environment Centre, says the emissions factor used in the BUR3 are based on the 2006 guidelines, which are not the latest version, he says. According to the website, there was a refinement of the guidelines ...
Read More > Date 11-Nov-2021  | Category Carbon, Climate Change 
Learning all about river care
GLOBAL Environment Centre (GEC), Drainage and Irrigation Department (DID), Klang Municipal Council (MPK) and the local community have come together in a strategic partnership for the benefit of Selangor’s waterways and to enhance public awareness ...
Read More > Date 10-Nov-2021  | Category River Care 
Environmentalists: Malaysia’s latest climate change action plan on greenhouse gas emissions may be too ambitious, unrealistic
“One key sector for action is to stop conversion of forests and peatlands. There are significant opportunities for Malaysia to reduce emissions from peatlands through better management of oil palm and agriculture on peat as well as the ...
Read More > Date 27-Oct-2021  | Category River Care 
Sg Klang Urban River Open Classroom takes off
Global Environment Centre (GEC), Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) together with Klang Municipal Council (MPK), and the local community have come together in a strategic partnership for the benefit of the state’s waterways and to ...
Read More > Date 25-Oct-2021  | Category River Care 
Preservation plans flow smoothly
Awards were given to eight organisations – three educational institutions and five community based ones for work on sustainable river care and support for sustainable river basin management.
Read More > Date 11-Oct-2021  | Category River Care 
HEINEKEN Malaysia takes sustainability a step further
The water stewardship initiatives are carried out through their Working Actively Through Education and Rehabilitation (W.A.T.E.R) Project, a partnership between HEINEKEN Malaysia’s corporate social responsibility arm SPARK Foundation and ...
Read More > Date 24-Sep-2021  | Category Water 
Peatland rangers to the rescue
“Selangor is home to the North Selangor Peat Swamp Forest, one of Malaysia’s largest remaining peat swamp forests covering more than 80,000 hectares. We need to protect and restore our peatlands as a nature-based solution to climate ...
Read More > Date 29-Aug-2021  | Category Conservation 
Culprits responsible for dead fish in Sg Penchala must be held accountable, angry residents demand
Global Environment Centre (GEC) river care programme manager Dr K. Kalithasan, who was also informed of the incident, said from the images sent to him, the obvious conclusion was that the deaths of the hundreds of fish were caused by low levels ...
Read More > Date 13-Aug-2021  | Category  
HEINEKEN Malaysia Balanced More Than 100% of Water Used
Dr. Kalithasan Kailasam, Manager for the RIVER Care Programme of GEC, lauded HEINEKEN Malaysia on the significant milestone: “This is truly a commendable and encouraging development on the path of water stewardship."
Read More > Date 11-Aug-2021  | Category Water 

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