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Minister defends greenhouse gas emission after under-reporting charge
Published:  Nov 10, 2021 2:42 AM
Updated: 3:42 AM

Environment and Water Minister Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man has defended Malaysia’s greenhouse gas emissions reporting mechanism after the country was accused of under-reporting to the UN.

This was in response to an investigative report by The Washington Post that said “skewed data” had enabled Malaysia to portray “73 percent” less emissions.

The US publication also disputed Malaysia’s claim that its trees were consuming carbon at a rate that was “four times faster” than those in Indonesian forests.

According to the article, this claim resulted in Malaysia reporting...

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