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There's a fat chance you’ve been complaining about how hot it is outside. If you have, it isn’t because you are extra sensitive to the heat. Last year, Nasa climate scientist Gavin Schmidt warned that the scorching sizzle of the earth has reached an all-time high. The last time the planet was any hotter than this was 125,000 years ago.

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KUALA LUMPUR - A week after establishing a physical presence in Malaysia, global environmental group Greenpeace reiterated its belief in Malaysia as a key player in the fight against climate change.“Malaysia is a battleground we can’t afford to lose,” said Greenpeace Southeast Asia executive director Nadarev Sano.Sano said now – 46 years after its inception – was the perfect time for Greenpeace to set foot in Malaysia, adding that the country had always been a strong advocate of green energy in the fight against climate change.“Malaysia has been a strong advocate since the 70s and a signatory to several international environmental treaties.“One of the reasons is because Malaysia houses more than 20 local environmental organisations,” Sano told FMT.

Read more: Greenpeace: Malaysia is a battleground we can’t afford to lose


PETALING JAYA - As the threat of severe flooding continues to rise in Southeast Asia, Malaysia’s business sustainability practitioners are the most concerned about the country’s resources to guard against extreme weather events and floods, compared to their regional counterparts.

Read more: Malaysia not fully ready to tackle climate change: Study


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