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Metro News 02 May 2019 | 12:00 AM

Council wins award for two green initiatives

Penang Island City Council has received recognition for two of their projects — the Penang Coastal Cycling Route and Chowrasta Market.

Metro News 02 Apr 2019 | 12:00 AM

Enhancing Ipoh’s image by adding 2,500 trees in the city

SOME 2,500 trees will be planted around Ipoh city to beautify it and provide a more comfortable environment for residents.

Environment 19 Jul 2018 | 7:07 AM

Singapore comes up with new ways to beat the heat

With global warming expected to nudge temperatures up by between 1.4°C and 4.6°C by the end of the century, making the outdoor environment cooler should become a priority for every large city, including Kuala Lumpur. These are some of the measures that Singapore is trying out.

Design 01 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Melaka gets 'chief resilience officer' to face global trends threat

100 Resilient Cities project by the Rockefeller Foundation has helped burgeoning cities worldwide to face urbanisation, globalisation and climate change. Melaka now joins the list.

Viewpoints 13 Aug 2017 | 6:08 AM

Human Writes: If temperatures keep rising, say goodbye to your way of life

This country may become simply unliveable, with extreme, baking-hot temperatures, if we take no action against climate change.

Environment 08 Jul 2017 | 6:01 AM

Cities will become hotter worldwide

Cities suffering from global warming and localised, urban heating may lose up to 11% of GDP by 2100.