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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Pollution targets will test new leadership

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... of fostering economic growth and conservation. The idea was first included in Hu's speech to the 17th party congress in 2007. But the country's first attempt to gauge the true price ... Poor environmental legacy and rising public anger could prove a headache for leadership The inclusion of "promoting ecological progress" as a goal in the Communist Party ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1082596/pollution-targets-will-test-new-leadership
  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China faces largest ecological deficit ever, WWF report finds

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing jiangtao.shi@scmp.com Carbon and other pollutants far exceed process capacity of country's ecosystems, jeopardising human health and a dozen species, report finds China faces largest ecological deficit ever China is experienci ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1103921/china-faces-largest-ecological-deficit-ever-wwf-report-finds
  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chengdu mainland's most liveable city, says Asia Development Bank

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:06am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Chengdu takes liveable-city honours Chengdu is the most liveable city on the mainland, followed by Guangzhou and Ningbo, according to the Asian Development Bank. Beijing ranked 18th, while Shanghai came in at 22nd. Lanzhou languished at the bottom of the study of 33 cities, with Harbin for company. The bank used a measure called ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1532145/chengdu-mainlands-most-liveable-city-says-asia-development-bank
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Cash for landfill revamps backed despite concerns

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:57am by Ernest Kao

    ... to explore broader uses such as flea markets, golf driving ranges and hydroponic farms. The view was echoed by the Civic Party's Claudia Mo Man-ching and People Power's Albert Chan Wai-yip, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557674/cash-landfill-revamps-backed-despite-concerns
  5. Business - China Business - ENVIRONMENT

    Car battery makers urge Beijing to bring in recycling rules

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 10:31am by Daniel Ren

    ... Tianren, the chairman of mainland battery maker Tianneng, proposed to the National People's Congress in March that the government establish a complete car battery recycling chain, encompassing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1544134/auto-battery-makers-urge-china-improve-regulation-over
  6. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Let it breathe: Beijing considers 'wind tunnels' design for the city to combat smog

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 07:06pm by Chris Luo

    ... and construction sites has resulted in months of choking smog, causing frustration among citizens and prompting the Communist Party to declare a war on pollution. Last year, an average day each week ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1545011/let-it-breathe-beijing-considers-wind-tunnels-design-city-combat
  7. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    US joins island nations in creating vast Pacific Ocean sanctuary

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 09:54pm by AFP

    ... of the marine sanctuary were defined. The plan could ignite a new battle with Republicans in Congress, angered by Obama again using his executive powers to bypass the US legislature. "If we ignore ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1535698/us-joins-island-nations-creating-vast-pacific-ocean-sanctuary
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Lawmakers finally vote to back HK$2b Tseung Kwan O landfill extension

    Posted May 21st 2014, 02:04pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... the Democratic Party's Wu Chi-wai said some motions deemed to be "sequential" had been put to a vote at earlier meetings and Lo did not act. Civic Party lawmaker Kenneth Chan Ka-lok said the ruling was like something from a dictatorship, and said Lo had selectively exercised his power to limit the rights of members. "Are we in Beijing, the National People's Congress ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1517167/legco-panel-finally-votes-back-hk2b-tseung-kwan-o-landfill-extension
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Funding request for HK$18b Shek Kwu Chau incinerator gets go-ahead

    Posted May 27th 2014, 12:37pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... of the meeting. The lawmakers behind the filibuster- Albert Chan Wai-yip from People Power, Gary Fan Kwok-wai of the NeoDemocrats, and the Labour Party's Dr Fernando Cheung Chiu-hung- made no attempt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519852/lawmakers-work-through-filibuster-hk18b-waste-incinerator-plan
  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Tough amendments to China's environment law submitted for NPC approval

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 01:19pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... Reuters in Beijing Enhanced legislation put before Nation People's Conference as Party shifts focus from growth at all costs to environmental protection Amendments to China’s 1989 ... The National People’s Congress (NPC), China’s legislature, will consider the amendments during its latest bi-monthly session, which runs until Thursday, Xinhua said. The first change to the legislation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1494257/tough-amendments-chinas-environment-law-submitted-npc-approval

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