Beware the Renewable Haze

By Arveent Kathirtchelvan Within the new normal, we must not let up the pressure to decarbonise our energy sources. Climate change is still the greatest existential threat known to man. The greatest contribution to climate change comes from energy generation, hence focusing on this is paramount. However, there is a danger with our environmentalism clouding … Continue reading Beware the Renewable Haze

The Nuclear Initiative Begins

Liberasi has just confirmed the first session of The Nuclear Initiative. This is our nuclear power education campaign targeting the general public, specifically university students, to spur the discussion of nuclear power adoption into the Malaysian energy mix. We are hoping to run regular sessions, at least once a month successively at different locations throughout … Continue reading The Nuclear Initiative Begins

Isu Greta Thunberg

Oleh Arveent Kathirtchelvan Saudara Ayman Rasydan Wong merupakan antara pengulas isu sosial tempatan yang saya hormati, walaupun saya secara peribadi sering berbeza pendapat dengannya. Akan tetapi, saya bersimpati dengan pandangan saudara Ayman tentang aktivisme alam sekitar arus perdana yang menjadikan saudari Greta Thunberg sebagai ikon. Saudara Ayman memandang bahawa ucapan saudari Greta hanya penuh dengan … Continue reading Isu Greta Thunberg

Proactive Reindustrialisation, Part 2: Rare-earth elements

By Arveent Kathirtchelvan As a direct follow-up of the previous article on nuclear power, this article will further focus on what can be done with the electricity provided by it. First thing to focus on would be where this electricity is to be used. If we are to target electrifying different modes of transportation that … Continue reading Proactive Reindustrialisation, Part 2: Rare-earth elements

MESTECC, The Best Ministry?

By Arveent Kathirtchelvan Amongst members of the cabinet, YBM Yeo Bee Yin manages to consistently get numerous plaudits on her achievements and qualifications. The Cambridge postgraduate never fails to impress the masses with her strong stances and boldness in handling environmental matters alongside scientific advancement. However, it seems that this universal acclaim is misguided, as … Continue reading MESTECC, The Best Ministry?

Proactive Reindustrialisation, Part 1: Nuclear Power

By Arveent Kathirtchelvan Recently, I wrote an article entitled ‘We Are Wasting Our Potential’ discussion how research and development can propel Malaysia to a greater epoch. I coined this restructuring of the economy as ‘Proactive Reindustrialisation’ as a step to reverse the premature deindustrialisation affecting Malaysia currently. As part of this restructuring, one thrust I … Continue reading Proactive Reindustrialisation, Part 1: Nuclear Power