The Business Manifesto for Climate Recovery

Since 1995, WBCSD has worked with members to deliver pragmatic solutions for sustainable action and to advocate for policy levers to support their implementation. Part of WBCSD’s work for actions on the climate change front includes the Business Manifesto for Climate Recovery, which focuses on the most urgent actions needed now to combat climate change.…

Bukit Tabur

Stop the war against nature

RECOMMENDED reading: a  new United Nations  synthesis of several major past scientific assessments  of climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution. The  year-long  effort was led by two leading experts and long-time friends, Ivar Baste of Norway and Sir Robert Watson of the United Kingdom. The report’s title, “Making Peace with Nature” (at bit.ly/UNEP-UNEA), is striking.…

Imported waste

Malaysian experts keen to impart lessons on environmental diplomacy

The importance of environmental diplomacy was underscored by Environment and Water Ministry Deputy Secretary-General Dr K. Nagulendran in a recent interview with the Global Environment Facility’s newsletter. He listed three of Malaysia’s most pressing environmental concerns:  First, as a fast-developing country, there is a need to balance development with sound environmental stewardship — a fragile…