@Green January/February 2022 | Page 2


@ green | January-February , 2022
Editorial Department
Johnson Fernandez Managing Editor johnson @ revonmedia . com


Kay Mathy Publisher kaymathy @ revonmedia . com
Law Beng Chee CEO / Editor-in-chief bclaw @ revonmedia . com
Charles Raj Editorial Consultant charles @ revonmedia . com
Khirtini K . Kumaran Writer khirtini @ revonmedia . com .
Fatihah Manaf Writer fatihah @ revonmedia . com
a . azam Creative Director p10-11
Keeping 1.5C alive
The Glasgow Climate Pact will speed up the pace of climate action
The young demand action to protect their future
Education ministers from around the world pledge to put climate change at the heart of their curriculums
ASEAN energy efficiency imperative
High-efficiency motors and variable speed drivers help cities to cut energy consumption p04 p12-13
Managing and reducing wastes
KDEB Waste Management venturing into establishing waste treatment facilities with modern technology .
Reducing dependency on treated water
IWK ’ s sewage treatment plants can produce 5,092m litres of bioeffluent a day
Striking a balance
Roadmap launched for Malaysia ’ s RE transition p08
Strategic directions in solving flood catastrophes
Ability of the tropical rainforest as a ‘ rain catchment area ’ is declining due to logging
Is it a one-time thing ?
Our writer was a victim of the recent Selangor floods and says it serves as a reminder of climate change and extreme weather
Key to a sustainable future
Alam Flora ’ s sustainable waste management plays an essential role in the country ’ s circular economy p16
p18 p17
Singapore takes lead
Singapore Energy Summit brings like-minded players to discuss the advancement in the energy transition
Moving towards better cities
City Expo Malaysia 2021 recorded more than 30,000 booth visitors
Why do smart cities fail ?
Technology distracts people from focusing on more important things