Environmental Reforms for Malaysia Baru
13 May 2019
Malaysia has accumulated all kinds of environmental damages following decades of rapid industrialisation. Take water for example, five states are currently considered water deficit, while...
Revitalising rural Malaysia
01 March 2019
IN 1948, Mahatma Gandhi envisioned that the future of India lay in its 700,000 villages. Thanks to rural employment schemes and agricultural prosperity, India today...
The Future is Rural, Too
20 February 2019
It is convenient to think we now live in the age of urban triumph. In 2018, about 55 percent of the people on Earth resided...
Non-Alignment for Sustainable Development
31 January 2019
The year 1979 was a tumultuous one in international affairs. In February, Ayatollah Khomeini seized power in Iran, replacing the 2,500 old Persian monarchy with...
Population Change and its Impact on the Environment in Malaysia
03 June 2016
A book chapter by Dr Hezri Adnan which appeared in Revisiting Malaysia’s Population-Development Nexus: The Past in its Future, pp.191-217, Kuala Lumpur: University Malaya Press...
Taking Advantage of Big Data Revolution
03 May 2016
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 Taking advantage of Big Data revolution BITS AND BYTES: Apart from training more data scientists and encouraging better sharing of information,...
Riding Out the Commodities Storm
30 March 2016
LESSENING VULNERABILITY: Broader economic reforms necessary to deal with commodities boom-and-bust cycles THE era of oil shocks is far from over. In the past two...
The Water-Food Nexus
03 November 2015
NATIONAL PRIORITY: We must improve efficiency in use of water for agriculture to ensure continuous food production FOR most of us, water scarcity means shortage...
Promoting Asian Perspectives on Sustainable Development
08 September 2015
OUR WAY: We can break away from the Western model of growth World leaders will once again congregate in New York from this Sept 25...
Managing the Bauxite Boom
07 July 2015
THREAT TO HUMAN SECURITY: Malaysia needs a new framework for the governance of extractive industries THE advent of military aviation during the 20th century saw...
Battling the Dengue Menace
05 May 2015
MOSQUITO means "a small fly" in Spanish and Portuguese. Because it is small, it is all too usual to think that a mosquito is also...
Confronting the ‘New Scarcity’?: Environmental Governance in Malaysia
21 April 2015
Chapter 7 by Dr Hezri Adnan and Mahadi Alizan. In Sacchidananda Mukherjee and Debashis Chakraborty (eds.) Environmental Challenges and Governance: Diverse Perspectives From Asia. London:...
Mainstreaming Environment and Sustainable Development Policies
17 April 2015
Chapter 18 by Dr Hezri Adnan. In Meredith L. Weiss (ed.) Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Malaysia. London: Routledge, 2015, pp. 226-35. HA_Bk_Routledge_Hdbk_Contemporary_Msia_2015.pdf
Growing Threat of Wildlife Trade
07 April 2015
It is not uncommon to hear of intellectual s going to prison. Some were placed under detention for being fiery advocates of subversive ideas. Others,...
When Oil Prices Tumble Down
09 December 2014
PULL your car into a petrol station, hop out of it and pay your friendly cashier. Next, lift the nozzle from the cradle, jam it...
Environmental Sustainability and the Social Sciences in Malaysia
25 November 2014
Chapter 6 by A.A. Hezri. In Mohd Hazim Shah (ed.) Revisiting Malaysian Modernisation: Essays on Science, Technology, Religion and Environment. Kajang, Selangor: Malaysian Social Science...
Caring for our land is patriotism, too
02 September 2014
BEYOND FLAG WAVING: The big task of land conservation and restoration is a cause powerful enough to unite us FROM primary school we were thought...
Using Water as a Weapon of War
05 August 2014
FORCED WATER SCARCITY: water problems of Palestinians caused by double-standard policies of Israel WHEN the Mongols raided Mesopotamia (now Iraq), they caused a damaging environmental...
Adapting to a Crowded City
20 May 2014
For some, lunch hour is best spent working rather than queuing to find a parking spot. Driving back home is equally challenging. For those staying...
Reversing Forest Loss, Yet Again
26 February 2014
Article by Dr Hezri Adnan which appeared in New Straits Times, 25 February 2014.
Who Can Lead?
30 January 2014
Article by Dr Hezri Adnan which appeared in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 21 January 2014.
To Change Policy, Win Power
20 December 2013
Article by Dr Hezri Adnan which appeared in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 17 December 2013.
Floods Are Seldom an Act of God
17 December 2013
By Dr Hezri Adnan which appeared in New Straits Times, 17 December 2013.
Time to Move Beyond Baby Steps
09 December 2013
Article by Dr Hezri Adnan which appeared in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 4 December 2013. Also available: http://www.thebulletin.org/energy-imperatives-environmental-awareness
The Politics of Climate Talk
19 November 2013
By Dr Hezri Adnan which appeared in New Straits Times, 19 Nov. 2013.
Broadening the Environmental Dimension in the Post-2015 Development Agenda
11 October 2013
Article by Dr Hezri Adnan which appeared in IDS Bulletin, Vol. 44 No. 5-6 (September 2013), pp. 81-88. Other contributors in this Special Issue entitled...
The Future of Science
21 August 2013
By Dr Hezri Adnan which appeared in New Straits Times, 20 August 2013.
A Socially Cohesive Future by 2050
23 July 2013
By Dr Hezri Adnan which appeared in New Straits Times, 23 July 2013.
Addressing Highlands Woes
29 May 2013
Article by Dr Hezri Adnan which appeared in New Straits Times, 28 May 2013.
A Proper Green Debate
24 April 2013
An Interview with Dr Hezri Adnan which appeared in The Star, 23 April 2013.
The Unheralded Movement
26 February 2013
By Dr Hezri Adnan which appeared in New Straits Times, 26 February 2013.
Towards Human Security: the Implementation of MDGs in Malaysia
14 January 2013
Chapter 8 by Ahmad Hezri Adnan. In Herman Joseph Kraft (ed.) Mainstreaming Human Security in ASEAN Integration. Vol II: Lessons Learned from MDGs Implementation in...
The Global Scramble for Resources
21 December 2012
Article by Dr Hezri Adnan which appeared in Green Prospects Asia, Issue 8.2, December 2012, pp. 12-15.
Riveted by River Resources
04 December 2012
Article by Dr Hezri Adnan which appeared in New Straits Times, 4 December 2012
Governing Sustainable Development in Malaysia
01 October 2012
Chapter Article by Adnan A Hezri, Wasis Ahmad Kamal and Pek Chuan Gan. In Future Perfect. Published by Tudor Rose on behalf of the United...
Balancing Profit and Accountability in Mining
25 September 2012
Article by Hezri Adnan which appeared in The Edge Financial Daily, 24 September 2012
Rio+20 green with envy-ronment
10 July 2012
Article by Dr Hezri Adnan which appeared in New Straits Times, 10 July 2012
Green Growth Strategies
08 May 2012
Article by Dr Hezri Adnan which appeared in New Straits Times, 8 May 2012
Overcoming Ignorance on Energy Savings
22 March 2012
Article by Dr Hezri Adnan which appeared in New Straits Times, 20 March 2012
Challenges and Promises of Rio+20 Summit
30 November 2011
Article by Dr Hezri Adnan which appeared in New Straits Times, 25 November 2011