Malaysia's latest plans to fight global warming


A 2019 file photo of a solar farm in Shah Alam. Malaysia has increased its greenhouse gas emissions reduction target from 35% to 45% across all sectors, including energy production. — Filepic/The Star

Malaysia is expected to announce “ambitious” commitments on reducing greenhouse gas emissions at the Climate Change Conference in Glasgow at the end of next month.

While nothing has been said officially, we have been informed that Malaysia will now commit to a 45% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions relative to its GDP by 2030 in comparison with 2005 levels – unconditionally and across sectors.

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