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The Climate Conversations – S2: How achievable is Malaysia’s 2050 net zero emissions target? | EP 54

By November 6, 2021November 2nd, 2023No Comments

Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob announced the country’s goal of reaching net zero as early as 2050. Plans include ending new coal-fired power plants, increasing renewable energy capacity and adopting carbon tax. What are the challenges with implementation? What does it mean for Malaysia’s economy, and role of sectors such as fossil fuels and palm oil? Jaime Ho speaks to Hezri Adnan, Executive Director of the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research.