Tag Archives: environment

Gas! Gas! Gas!

Once again, the haze is back, and this time, with a vengeance. Word has it that there were satellite imaging of larger scale arson & deforestation, with a lot more hot spots across Indonesia, as opposed to past years. Needless … Continue reading

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Speculation Escalation of the Impending General Election

It has been some months since I last made my entry, notably, the latest being an entry dedicated towards a man who some affectionately refer to as a founding father of modern Singapore. His era is past, while the island … Continue reading

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Is There Time For U-TURN?

In primary school science, we learn that dark colors attract heat, light colors reflect heat. At the rate that things are going, the ice caps melt a lot faster, producing a lot more water in the ocean, reducing shorelines, and … Continue reading

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Raising the Bar for a Stronger & Sustainable Future

It wasn’t too long ago that I shared an opinion that the present day Green Buildings/ Green-Mark policies & initiatives are merely showmanship and status quo; that may not have the best interest of energy conservation. Well, now, the good … Continue reading

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A Storm that took the Island by Storm

On the morning of September 5, 2013 (Thursday), another 50yr or centenary deluge revisited the island, in the wake of recent typhoon/ hurricane activities in the north east region of the orient. The precipitation is indefinitely unprecedented, to the extent … Continue reading

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Public Simply Ignorant (PSI)

As it seems, the politicians have done their part, and all are at the mercy of the fire starters in the land of Sumatra, to decide as & when they choose to extinguish the ongoing inferno. Based on the escalated … Continue reading

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Oppa Gabra Style~!

Once every year, this tiny island city is blanketed by the thick clouds of haze courtesy of massive deforestation (via burning) in Sumatra. The south-western winds & dry season carries the bulk of the ash filled air up north towards … Continue reading

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Mozzies Frenzy

By now, you would have read & heard much of the annual Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF) epidemy resurfacing again, and this time, they are back for more blood! Apparently, there really isn’t a proven cure for the several strains of … Continue reading

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Pursuant of Genuine Eco-Friendliness or is it just Status-Quo?

First & foremost, apologies to ardent readers & followers for my month long hiatus. Reasons being; there not being anything new or mention worthy on this tiny yet quickly densely populated island, and I didn’t want to bore you with … Continue reading

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Looking back & forth

2012 in general has been a good year for some people (on this island), and was not something worth shouting about for the multitude. Just a brief recap on some of the highlights for the past year: Somewhere around the … Continue reading

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