Launch of the Faith & Nature Eco-Guide!

If you’re in Singapore on the 8 February 2014, do come for the Launch of Faith & Nature: An Eco-Guide to Greening Faith Communities. This eco-guide is a must have to equip faith and community organisations with the necessary tools on how to operationalise environmental ethics and principles. The event will also have an inter-faith […]

FiTree’s First Green Iftar

It was barely a couple of weeks ago when I first heard about FiTree and their plans to organise a couple of Green Iftars during the month of Ramadan  — on the 15th and 27th July 2013. “OH YES!!! Finally, more Singapore Muslims are actively thinking and doing their bit for the environment.” Green Iftars […]

Dolphins are not dumb. Humans usually are.

The logic that some people have just baffles me sometimes. Take for example, the point made by Genting Group chairman, Mr Lim Kok Thay, regarding a question on the use of wild-caught dolphins for entertainment needs at the Marine Life Park in the newly opened Resorts World Singapore (RWS). In defending RWS’ position on the […]

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 […]

Don’t you just love TeKnoLoGi?

Ok, so I didn’t think I’d join Facebook, but I did. I didn’t think I’d get an iPhone, but I did. I didn’t think I’d join Twitter, but I did end up being a Twit. But hey! It ain’t that bad after all. And thanks to the geniuses behind paper.li, I’ve got my very own […]

What went DOWN in Copenhagen…

A couple of publications that are 3 months dated…. but hey, better late than never!! ;-D Update on COP 15: States’ Deliberations and Decisions By Caballero-Anthony, M. Kuntjoro, I.A. & Jamil, S. NTS Alert, January 2010/1, Centre for NTS Studies, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies  Update on COP15: Civil Society Actions and Reactions to […]

Oh! Hello 2010, didn’t realise you were here.

Ok so clearly there’s been a certain degree of tardiness in my blog postings for the past few months. But hey, what can I say… its been a pretty busy period. Back on the scene, after submitting my Masters dissertation today – entitled Democracies and Effective Climate Change Mitigation – An Indonesian Case Study. Like […]