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Climate change is considered to be one of the biggest threats facing nature and humanity today. It is an undeniable, pervasive and insidious planetary crisis that affects every aspect of our lives and future.


In order to avoid the devastating effects of climate change, in accordance with scientific findings, global warming should be limited to a 1.5°Celsius increase compared to pre-industrial temperatures. To attain this objective, global greenhouse gas emissions need to be cut by at least 50 per cent in the coming decade. Changing climate change starts with us. We need to make behaviour changes to reduce human activities that cause climate change.


Deforestation is responsible for 20% of the total global GHG emissions, and a significant part of our ecosystem and species loss. If emissions from deforestation are not curbed, the likelihood of success in preventing the dangerous effects of climate change is drastically reduced. Governments, the private sector and a wide range of stakeholders must be effectively influenced to reduce these threats.

Together, we can make a difference.



Are you a college or university student who is below 30 years old and is passionate about the environment? Do you want to help spread the word about Malaysia's Net Zero Pathways? Join the Climate Communication Challenge! It is an exciting competition organised by WWF-Malaysia in conjunction with Earth Hour where you can showcase your creativity and communication skills by making awesome content based on the ‘Securing Our Future: Net Zero Pathways for Malaysia’ report. By participating, you will have the chance to win exciting awards, prizes and receive an e-certificate. You will have the benefit of coaching and mentoring sessions to assist you throughout the process too. Click the button below to register before 25 May 2023.



WWF’s landmark movement, Earth Hour, unites millions of people around the world to show their commitment to nature. Protect nature, as it is one of our greatest allies against climate change and is vital for our survival and prosperity.

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WWF-Malaysia is taking action to improve preparedness to adapt and increase resilience to climate change through policy advocacy and conservation efforts on natural ecosystems.

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