Dumping and burning of plastic waste continues?

PSM Kedah condemns the illegal dumping and open air burning of huge amounts of plastic waste in several areas around Sungai Petani town. This irresponsible act has seriously affected the health of the residents living in the vicinity of the sites where the waste was dumped. With reference to the exposure made by Consumer Association…

End Political Rhetoric! Declare Climate Change Emergency

by Sharan Raj, Coordinator of PSM’s Environmental Bureau In 2015, Malaysia’s net Green House Gas (GHG) emission stood at 50,479,060 tons while we pretend to hide behind our status as a developing nation. While Malaysia pledged to reduce GHG intensity per GDP by 35% by 2030 to UNFCCC, our pledge will remain a rhetoric if…

ECRL – More in depth study needed to reduce environmental impact

by Sharan Raj (National Coordinator of Environmental Bureau, Parti Sosialis Malaysia – PSM) PSM welcomes PH governments efforts to enhance public transport when they decided to revitalize the ECRL as means to connect the east coast and west coast of Malaysia that will reduce travel time greatly.  Avoid tunneling through the 16km Klang Gates Quartz…