Methane emissions account for roughly 25 percent of current global warming and contribute to climate-related threats including more intense and frequent heat waves and flooding, food insecurity, and poor air quality. According to Malaysia’s third biennial update report to the United Nations, methane emissions contributed 17 percent of greenhouse gas emissions in 2016, with its major source being fugitive emissions from the oil and gas industry.
Sempena Hari Alam Sekitar Sedunia pada 5 Jun 2021, Science Media Centre (SMC) Malaysia mengumumkan pelancaran PANAS! iaitu rujukan media digital pertama di Malaysia yang disasarkan khusus kepada golongan wartawan, penulis dan pencipta kandungan Malaysia yang berminat untuk membuat liputan mengenai topik alam sekitar dan perubahan iklim.
Rekha Sevaloga Nathan in her video story investigates public opinion, perception and understanding regarding climate change in Malaysia. It explains the steps that the Malaysian government has taken in tackling climate change and what can we do as individuals.
Although global climate change is most commonly associated with polar caps melting, it has never been a distant subject. We often complain that mosquitoes and mosquito bites have increased recently. Have you ever thought that mosquitoes are now breeding faster because our environments have been changed by the climate? Lim Ann Gee reports for PANAS.
Coral reefs play a vital role in maintaining the health of the oceans, but are under increased threat from climate change. In Malaysia, we are home to the last few healthy coral reefs left in the world. Read this PANAS! article by Ashley Yeong on what is coral bleaching and why you should care.
Drawing parallels with Hindu Puranic stories, Prithvi (Earth in Sanskrit) is the story of mankind today, and how we have plundered our Mother Earth with unsustainable development. Prithvi uses the analogy of Bharatanatyam dance to reflect our current climate crisis, reminding us of the need to love and care for the environment.
Apakah hubung kait antara perubahan iklim dan kesihatan mental? Baca laporan Sunesha Munisamy yang mengupas bagaimana fenomena cuaca yang tidak menentu didorong oleh perubahan iklim mempengaruhi kesihatan mental dan emosi manusia.
To better understand how the climate crisis disproportionately affects women differently, Nicole Fong looks at how the increased deforestation from logging and extreme weather patterns affects Sarawakian indigenous women through a social, cultural, and economic lens. And why we need women to be at the forefront of developing climate solutions.
Masyarakat etnik yang mendiami kawasan terpencil sangat bergantung kepada sumber alam. Jika hasil tuaian padi musnah, tiada pasar yang berdekatan untuk membeli beras. Dr Nur Hazwani Bahar menyingkap pengalaman dan peranan golongan ini yang merupakan ‘barisan hadapan’ yang terkesan daripada perubahan iklim dan akibat buruknya.
Science Media Centre (SMC) Malaysia announces the launch of PANAS, Malaysia’s first project highlighting local climate change stories from Malaysian journalists, writers and content creators. In the face of climate change, journalists and content creators increasingly play a major role to help accelerate climate action through advocacy and education.