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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Conference on Islam and Climate Change in Bogor, 9-10 April 2010

Yay… so things are moving along amongst scholars in furthering the discussion – and more importantly action – on increasing enviromental awareness amongst Muslims world wide.  At a recent Conference on Islam and Climate Change in Bogor, Indonesia, Muslim scholars from about 15 countries worldwide noted the importance of increasing awareness on climate change amongst Muslim communities. Several […]

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 […]

Going 350: Muslims and the Environment – A Young AMP event

So its finally happening! An event not only to commemorate International Day of Climate Action, but also to kickstart a process of reflection and action amongst Muslims on issues relating to the environment. When? 1.30pm – 4 pm on 24 October 2009. Where? Association of Muslim Professionals (AMP) Auditorium , 1 Pasir Ris Drive 4, Singapore. […]

Up close with Professor Emil Salim

How often do you get to meet someone who you’ve only admired and known about through books and the media? 28th August 2009 was one such day for me. I met Professor Emil Salim of Indonesia. Though an unassuming man in his late 70s, Pak Emil’s vast experience as an Indonesian policy maker and international advisor is […]