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Business 11 Feb 2010 | 12:00 AM

Local firms can meet CO2 cut target

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian companies are capable of meeting the Government#8217;s target to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to 40% by 2020, said CSR Asia (Malaysia) director Rikke Netterstrom.

Business 02 Feb 2010 | 12:00 AM

UN says nations' greenhouse gas pledges too little

UNITED NATIONS (AP): Goals on reducing greenhouse gases announced by major industrialized nations are a step forward but not enough to forestall the disastrous effects of climate change by midcentury, U.N. officials said Monday.

Business 23 Jan 2010 | 12:00 AM

Your 10 questions

Tesco Malaysia MD Chris Bush fields the10 questions posed to him by our readers.

Business 14 Jan 2010 | 12:00 AM

Business should lead against climate change

HIGHER temperatures. Changing landscapes. Wildlife species on the brink of extinction. Rising seas. Drought, wildfires, floods, storms. Illness and pandemics. Economic losses.

Business 02 Jan 2010 | 12:00 AM

Rebuilding the world after the twin crises

Climate change and the financial crisis, says Andrew Sheng, demand a change in our lifestyles.

Business 02 Jan 2010 | 12:00 AM

Climate issues changing business strategies

The Star is featuring a series of articles in conjunction with the StarBiz-ICR Malaysia Corporate Responsibility Awards 2009. The programme is a partnership between The Star and Institute of Corporate Responsibility Malaysia, and is supported by the Securities Commission and Bursa Malaysia Bhd. The working partners are the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Securities Industry Development Corp while the official sponsors are HSBC Bank (M) Bhd and Canon Marketing (M) Sdn Bhd.

Business 23 Dec 2009 | 12:00 AM

M'sia needs long-term approach to meet palm oil challenges

CARBON emission and climate change issues - the thrust of the recently-concluded Copenhagen Summit - are probably the toughest challenges to beset Malaysia's palm oil sector.

Business 22 Dec 2009 | 12:00 AM

Gas could be the cavalry in global warming fight

COLUMBUS, Ohio: An unlikely source of energy has emerged to meet international demands that the United States do more to fight global warming: It's cleaner than coal, cheaper than oil and a 90-year supply is under our feet.

Business 22 Dec 2009 | 12:00 AM

Higher quality entries for FIABCI award

KUALA LUMPUR: The standard of entries for the annual International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI) Malaysia Property Award (MPA) has been on a steady rise over the years and choosing a winner has grown increasingly difficult.

Business 15 Dec 2009 | 12:00 AM

Exxon Mobil makes US$29bil bet on natural gas

IRVING, Texas: Exxon Mobil, the world's largest publicly traded oil company, is making a US$29 billion bet that pressure to curb climate change will mean natural gas - cleaner than coal and suddenly much easier to reach - will become a crucial source of U.S. power.