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On the Carbon Footprint Trail
jehan@nst.com.my

THE Centre for Environment, Technology and Development, Malaysia (Cetdem) will study low carbon development once it establishes a think tank by the end of the year.
“Many people are talking about low carbon development so we want to see how we can do this in Malaysia,” says Cetdem chairman Gurmit Singh.
Read more: On the carbon footprint trail


Mindset change needed to reap benefits of green technology

By EUGENE MAHALINGAM
eugenicz@thestar.com.my

Centre for Environment Technology and Department Malaysia chairman Gurmit Singh says going green does not have to be expensive.

“Green technology need not be high-tech. It can be simple technology but still saves energy or creates very little environmental impact and can be easily used.

“But it’s not just unwilling companies that pose an issue to develop Malaysia as a hub for green technology, as even local banks are reluctant to fund investments relating to green technology.”

Read more: Mindset change needed to reap benefits of green technology


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