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Malaysia vision and pathway towards Low carbon Society (LCS)

Ho, Chin Siong (2008) Malaysia vision and pathway towards Low carbon Society (LCS). In: The 3rd Workshop of Japan-UK Joint Research Project "Roadmap to Low-Carbon World", 13th-15th February, 2008, Hotel Metropolitan Edmont, Lidabashi, Tokyo.

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Abstract

Since the 1970s, Malaysia has introduced a variety of measures to achieve sustainable development goals which have been embodied in relevant policies and development plans, such as the Five-year development plans, Outline Perspective Plans, and Vision 2020. The recent Ninth Malaysia Plan (2006-2010, National Physical Plan (2005) and National Urbanization Policy (2006) also indirectly provided a stronger strategic measures towards better environmental resource management policy. These strategies have set the preliminary steps for Malaysia towards sustainable development. However, a more comprehensive measures is required to achieve develop a low carbon society by a holistic planning in energy efficiency measures, enforcement of environmental and related regulations, land use planning and increasing public awareness on climate change and global warming.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:low carbon society, sustainable development
Subjects:G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Divisions:Built Environment
ID Code:6325
Deposited By: Mr Syahrul Hasni Hasnan
Deposited On:16 Sep 2008 02:58
Last Modified:01 Jun 2010 15:41

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