In the 21st century, it is imperative that renewable energy and nuclear energy stride hand-in-hand onto a greener, cleaner future. At this, I would like to extend an olive branch to our comrades championing renewables alone. Let us join forces and truly defeat fossil fuels once and for all.
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
By Arveent Kathirtchelvan A particularly heavy rainstorm on the evening of the 10th of September 2020 left central Kuala Lumpur and parts of Selangor flooded. The shocking scenes of Masjid Jamek being turned into an island surrounded by muddy river and rain water left one wondering where city planning went wrong in the capital of … Continue reading KL floods an indication of things to come
By Arveent Kathirtchelvan Recently, Dr. Mahathir made a few comments on his views regarding the viability of nuclear power for Malaysia. Sadly, Dr. M showcases antiquated ideas regarding a mature technology which has the potential to accelerate deep decarbonisation for the Malaysian electricity mix. As a man of science, it is disappointing, indeed, to see … Continue reading The Nuclear Stigma, Yet Again
By Arveent Kathirtchelvan Nuclear power plants are large, consistent generators of electricity. Throughout the world, their usage has proven to be vital in ensuring energy security whilst lowering carbon emissions significantly. However, the usefulness of these power plants goes further than just electricity generation. These plants can be made the focal points of various applications, … Continue reading Nuclear Solutions
By Arveent Kathirtchelvan With the mythical year of 2020 now a reality, the first of the Pakatan Harapan cabinet of ministers has resigned. Unfortunately, Dr. Maszlee, our now former Education Minister, might not be the one who needed to go. It doesn’t take much to see that, of the entire cabal of ministers we have … Continue reading The Deception of A Cleaner Malaysia
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
By Arveent Kathirtchelvan A recent letter entitled Nuclear power in Malaysia - a 'yes' or a 'no'? intrigued me and inspired me to write this response. The letter itself was quite a basic run-through of common misbelief with regards to nuclear power, which I have visited before on multiple occasions (here, here and through a … Continue reading Nuclear Power For Malaysia – A Viable Solution
#Liberasi merujuk kepada Laporan Ketua Audit Negara 2018, Pengurusan Syarikat Kerajaan Persekutuan, Siri 1 muka surat 261-300, yang melaporkan hasil audit Perbadanan Kuasa Nuklear Malaysia (Malaysia Nuclear Power Corporation, MNPC). Aktiviti MNPC Terbukti Memuaskan Laporan audit ini secara jelas menyatakan bahawa MNPC adalah suatu perbadanan yang telah melaksanakan tugasannya dengan pencapaian kualiti yang tinggi. Malah, … Continue reading MESTECC, Beri Ruang Kepada MNPC Untuk Bentangkan Kajian Kuasa Nuklear
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?