Reviewing our environment in 2012

Think saving the planet is that easy? Think again. If trying to understand the complex interactions between sciences, economics, culture, politics, security and global/regional frameworks is just not working for you and you’re close to giving up, then check this out. For the fourth year running, the RSIS Centre for Non-Traditional Security (NTS) Studies has […]

Cool green ads #3

Spotted this on the back of a car. Just had to share it. 🙂

Endgame for Climate Change Negotiations?

WHAT SAY YOU? This comic was sketched by the very talented PK 🙂

Floods and Regional Disaster Preparedness: Too Little, Too Late?

Heavy rains in Thailand and Cambodia since July 2011 have resulted in high socio-economic costs from flood damage and has claimed at least 500 lives. For Thailand with areas only two metres above sea level, the flood is said to be the country’s worst in the past 50 years, with a third of its provinces […]

COP16: Can Cancun Salvage Copenhagen?

Here’s an RSIS commentary written by me and my colleague Devin on the prospects of UNFCCC talks in Cancun. Enjoy! Abstract Given the dismal results of COP15 in Copenhagen last year, there has been growing pessimism on the prospects of the forthcoming COP16 meeting in Cancun. Governments and civil society should push for a better […]

Missing In Action but not out of Action.

OK, so its been 3 months since the last blog post. Indeed, there has been quite a bit of activity, especially on TheGreenBush’s Twitter Account. I had never thought I would have been a fan of New Media, but it can be quite addictive… and also quite useful. Its increasingly becoming an important part of […]

My debut presentation at WIEF

I was fortunate enough to be asked to speak on the “Going Green” Panel during the Young Leaders Forum at the 6th World Islamic Economic Forum on 18th May 2010 in Kuala Lumpur. Below is the text of my presentation during the session. Good Afternoon, everyone. The title of my presentation today is “Curbing a […]