Global Warming

Kenaf: Nature’s little-known wonder

Kenaf is a plant that most people may not have heard about but is used to produce many types of eco-friendly materials. These materials are already being used by most of us unknowingly on a daily basis.

11 January 2019

Living with climate change

For anyone still undecided about the consequences of global warming, the summer of 2018, one of the hottest on record, should have tipped the scales.

7 November 2018

The Green Lobby’s misdirected anger

In August, when United States (US) President Donald Trump proposed to freeze fuel-efficiency standards for cars and trucks, environmentalists and their supporters were outraged.

3 November 2018

The key to arresting global warming

The ‘Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 Degrees Celsius’ (SR15) released last week by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) projected that the world has around 12 years before the increase in global atmospheric temperature is likely

17 October 2018

Warning of 1.5 degrees Celsius warming

In December 2015, recognising the need for an effective and progressive response to climate change, the world’s leaders came together to commit to a landmark agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

13 October 2018

The health costs of environmental change

OXFORD – In recent years, the world has become increasingly preoccupied with the catastrophic potential of global warming and other human-induced environmental changes, and rightly so.

30 September 2017

Weathering the storm in Southeast Asia

As a serious issue that is gripping the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asia Nations) region, climate change has unwittingly been overlooked by the association.

10 September 2017