As economic growth raises standards of living in Malaysia, private car ownership has been on the rise among the country's middle class. The government is pushing for cleaner transport alternatives. Will Malaysians jump on board?
District energy systems, a more sustainable way of cooling and heating buildings, could be key to Malaysia’s climate change mitigation plans as it revs up its development of commercial centres and industrial parks. Eco-Business looks at the country’s strategy to adopt the technology.
Though progress on reducing and managing waste in Malaysia has been slow and patchy, there are heartening stories of companies, governments and individuals leading the way. Persistence is key to winning the war on waste say those fighting it.
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Cameron Highlands is a popular getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life for Malaysians and Singaporeans, but uncontrolled development of its tourism and agriculture industries is making the area unappealing, and worse, dangerous.