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Climate Change Is An Urgent Global Challenge

Climate change stands as an urgent global challenge, demanding collective action and commitment. The Kiwanis Club of Klang in Malaysia District delved into a journey of environmental enlightenment, with Dr. Gary Theseira, as speaker on the pressing topic of climate change, the atmosphere on Emperor Cuisine transformed into a crucible of awareness and responsibility. Dr. Theseira's insights not only highlighted the urgency of the climate crisis but also ignited a fervor among club members to take decisive action.

This club gathering holds profound relevance to Kiwanis Asia-Pacific's Green Generation effort, where the focus extends beyond individual actions to collective impact. The discourse on climate change serves as an anchor, grounding Kiwanis members in the imperative to contribute meaningfully to environmental sustainability.

Speaker's Profile:

Dr. Gary Theseira is a director and council member at Climate Governance Malaysia (CGM), is an adjunct faculty member at the Asia School of Business (ASB), serves on the board of the Centre for Environment, Technology and Development Malaysia (CETDEM), and is an advisor to the Malaysian Green Technology and Climate Change Corporation (MGTC).

He was Deputy Undersecretary for Climate Change at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (NRE) and negotiated for Malaysia at fourteen UN Climate Conferences (COPs). He has a Ph.D. in Agronomy from Mississippi State University and conducted Post Doctoral Research at the University of Minnesota.