Environmental Science

Malaysia’s Progress on SDGs

By Danesh Prakash Chacko
On Sept 25 of 2015, Malaysia —together with 192 United Nations (UN) member states — adopted 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Sunway Education Group Reaffirms Commitment to Planetary Health

Malaysia is proud to have been selected to hold the world-renowned international conference discussing global health and community development where scientists, policymakers, the private sector, educators, and concerned planetary citizens will convene.

One Man’s Quest to Fight Climate Change by Saving Coral Reefs

By Associate Professor Dr Chen Jit Ern
From algal biofuel to coral microalgae, Dr. Chen Jit Ern, the Head of the Jeffrey Sachs Center for Sustainable Development and Associate Professor in the School of Biological Studies at Sunway University, has dedicated years of research exploring the possibilities.

Cleaning Up Horse Dung: Innovation Beyond Technology

By Dr Goh Chun Sheng
The Times in 1894 predicted that ‘in 50 years, every street in London will be buried under nine feet of manure’.

Why We Need A Pandemic Treaty Built For Accountability & Financial Assistance To Countries That Need It

By Professor Tan Sri Dr Jemilah Mahmood and Professor Dr Elil Renganathan
The story begins with a caption that sparked conversations that may have potentially led to controversies. 

What’s Your Wish for 2022? How About a Better Planet?

While humanity’s challenges are well-documented, the solutions sometimes feel like they are shrouded in mystery.

Saving the Planet From CO2 and Plastic Pollution

By Ts. Dr Farihahusnah Hussin
Carbon dioxide emissions and plastic pollution are two of the most pressing environmental issues posing risks to humanity and life on earth.

The NCA’s Important Lessons

By Dr Goh Chun Seng
The Paris Climate Agreement has driven countries scrambling to reduce and offset their greenhouse gas emissions. “Carbon markets” are created by capping the overall emission of a country, forcing the emitters to either reduce their carbon emissions or purchase “carbon credits”, such as from…

Climate and Environmental Governance: Building Cooler Cities for a Cooler Future

We have only 10 years left! The intergovernmental panel on climate change predicts this is the amount of time we have left to implement change before a global temperature rise of 1.5°C becomes irreversible. If we want to have a cooler future, sacrificing more forests for urban development is no…

MSc Biological Sciences Graduate Wins Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Jeffrey Cheah Scholastic Award!

Tee Thye Lim, who recently graduated with a Master of Science in Biological Sciences was conferred the Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr Jeffrey Cheah Scholastic Award. This award includes prize money of MYR2,000 and a certificate signed by the award’s namesake himself.

Award-Winning Research from Sunway University Provides Access to Clean Water in Remote Areas

The IChemE Water category award recognizes the best project or process to demonstrate engineering excellence in water use, clean-up, and re-use, with particular emphasis on reducing environmental impact while preserving commercial viability. The project, which was carried out in collaboration with…

World Changers: The Plastic Surgeons

The plastic pollution in the world is snowballing, so is public awareness and actions taken.