Yusuf Jha

Yusuf Jha

The writer is a fellow at Academy of Sciences Malaysia.

Thursday, 27 April 2017 10:22

Science for sustainability

APRIL 22 marked an important day for science. We, at the Academy of Sciences Malay-sia, had our annual general meeting (AGN) that day. For scientists in Malaysia, especially fellows of the academy, the AGM is always an important occasion for the year. This is the time when we, which now number more than 300, elect the office bearers for the academy from the position of vice-president down to the ordinary council members......................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)


The pursuit of clean energy is a major agenda for the world. Energy choice is, after all, an important determinant of what our future will look like. Make the wrong choice and the consequences can be damaging. The world may even be doomed. Most agree one major risk to our future concerns the threats of climate change. Again, energy features prominently as a key contributor. We can therefore take comfort in the fact that most countries around the world have agreed on a common resolve to fight climate change.....................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)


Tuesday, 31 March 2015 16:00

'War' against science

An article in a recent March issue of the National Geoprahic spoke about the ongoing war against science. The writer alluded to many cases of a growing disbelief in science. Top of the list is the scepticism about climate change. The theory that fossil fuels drive climate change does not make sense to the sceptics.................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)