Malaysia is one of the most rapidly urbanising countries in Asia, with more than 70% of the population living in urban areas. The Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions levels in Malaysia are high compared with other countries at similar stages of development. More than half of Malaysia’s emission sources are directly related to urban settings, with emissions mainly coming from the energy sector (76%), the waste sector (12%) and the industrial processes sector (6%). The electricity and transportation sub-sectors are the biggest contributors to emissions from the energy sector.
Malaysia Low Carbon Cities (MyL3C)
Malaysia Low Carbon Cities Conference – On the 13th July 2021, The Ministry of Environment and Water (KASA) together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organized the Malaysia Low Carbon Cities (MyL3C) Conference 2021. This first-ever low carbon conference is part of the Green Technology Application for the Development of Low Carbon Cities (GTALCC) project’s initiative in accelerating the development of low carbon cities agenda here in Malaysia.
This fully-online conference featured plenary sessions, presentations, and deep dive sessions, with speakers and moderators coming from a wide variety of professional backgrounds.
Designed to inspire action, highlight solutions and showcase climate action in cities, this conference was attended by key decision makers from cities, state and national governments, the private sector, and civil society.
Low Carbon Cities Webinar Series | 9th – 26th June 2021
The GTALCC project recently organised a Low Carbon Cities Webinar Series consisting of 5 episodes featuring specific topics, i.e. spatial planning and development, energy, transportation, circular economy and greenhouse gas inventory. The webinar series’ aim is to create awareness and share knowledge with stakeholders and associated actors within various sectors, related to strategies and good practices on Low Carbon Cities.
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Workshop on Low Carbon Cities – Institutional Framework and Train the Trainers | 1 / 7 & 8 April 2021
The 3-day long Workshop on Low Carbon Cities – Institutional Framework and Train the Trainers is designed to address and expose the overall awareness and technical capacity within relevant stakeholders as well as to improve the understanding of the implementation of LCCF as an example of tool in Malaysia. The workshop was held in hybrid mode where all the speakers were at Zenith Hotel Putrajaya and participants joined virtually to comply with the new norms.
The representative from KASA, En Yusmazy Md Yusup officiated the opening ceremony by thanking the participants for their involvement and hoping the workshop will be very successful.