BLOCKADE AGAINST THE BARAM DAM REINSTATED Long Kesseh Baram: The tussle between the villagers opposing the Baram dam and the illegal loggers who are supported by the Sarawak Forestry Corporation is heating up. Under the watchful eyes of the police from the General Operation Forces (GOF) and officers from the...
Plans to build a controversial coal-fired plant in Sabah, Malaysia are being revisited two years after the proposal was defeated by a grassroots movement. The project is now expected to face regional and international opposition. Read more from Mongabay Read more about Climate Policy then join the conversation on Facebook...
Despite ongoing protests and a human blockade by a group of over 100 indigenous Penan, the Sarawak Energy Berhad has confirmed that flooding has begun at the site of the Murum hydroelectric dam in Sarawak, Malaysia. Read more from Malaysiakini on Yahoo! News Malaysia Read a history of the Penans’ struggle with dam builders...
Clean, renewable energy is an important component to the fight against global climate change. Read below on how Brunei aims to add more solar energy to its portfolio. BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: In the forefront of the country’s renewable energy drive, the Energy Department at the Prime Minister’s Office (EDPMO) is looking...
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