Malaysia still has 54% forested areas, says Ismail Sabri

24/9/2022 3:56:00 PM

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NEW YORK: At a time when the world is facing serious climate change and forest degradation due to development, Malaysia still has 54% of forested areas across the country, says Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

He said as one of only 17 bio-diverse countries in the world, Malaysia is aware of its responsibility to maintain and preserve its natural resources for future generations."During the Earth Summit in 1992, Malaysia pledged to maintain at least 50% of its land mass under forest and tree cover,” he said when delivering Malaysia’s National Statement at the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) here on Friday (Sept 23).

He said climate change was a universal problem affecting the entire world, and Malaysia was not spared as, last year alone, it was struck by the most serious floods in its history, resulting in losses estimated at US$1.4bil (RM6.1bil)."Many lives were lost and almost 100,000 people had to be moved to temporary evacuation centres.

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oh god he proud we got 54% ....his geng planning to take more by selling is it? Ok. Target to reduce it to 15% So what? Wanna make it 50 50 then? Lmao.

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He said as one of only 17 bio-diverse countries in the world, Malaysia is aware of its responsibility to maintain and preserve its natural resources for future generations. "During the Earth Summit in 1992, Malaysia pledged to maintain at least 50% of its land mass under forest and tree cover,” he said when delivering Malaysia’s National Statement at the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) here on Friday (Sept 23). Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob is confident that the percentage will increase following ongoing aggressive reforestation measures. He said climate change was a universal problem affecting the entire world, and Malaysia was not spared as, last year alone, it was struck by the most serious floods in its history, resulting in losses estimated at US$1.4bil (RM6. “During the Earth Summit in 1992, Malaysia pledged to maintain at least 50 per cent of its land mass under forest and tree cover,” he said when delivering Malaysia’s National Statement at the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) here on Friday.1bil). Cardinal Parolin calling for a ban on nuclear testing Separately, on Wednesday, the Cardinal had spoken at the 10th meeting of the Friends of the CTBT – a group established in 2002 and consisting of Australia, Canada, Finland, Germany, Japan and the Netherlands.

"Many lives were lost and almost 100,000 people had to be moved to temporary evacuation centres.4 billion (RM6. "This situation happens not only in Malaysia but in several other countries as well. Clearly, mitigation and adaptation measures need to continue,” he said. “Many lives were lost and almost 100,000 people had to be moved to temporary evacuation centres. He reiterated Malaysia’s commitment to carrying out its responsibilities and roles to ensure environmental conservation and sustainability. In this context, he said various measures have been implemented by Malaysia, such as introducing the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) standard to meet requirements for the purpose of sustainable development. Clearly, mitigation and adaptation measures need to continue,” he said." The Pope also shared with those present the account of Cardinal Konrad Krajewski, the Papal Almoner, who recently returned from his latest mission from war-torn Ukraine.

He said Malaysia was also committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 45% based on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2030. "In this regard, Malaysia has set a target of achieving 31% renewable energy use by 2025. “This will help realise actions taken against climate change that should have been implemented since 2020,” he said while reiterating Malaysia’s commitment to carrying out its responsibilities and roles to ensure environmental conservation and sustainability. Malaysia is also committed to achieving its goal of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050,” he added. - Bernama Article type: free . He said Malaysia is also committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 45 per cent based on the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2030.