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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong joins world study on health impact of air pollution

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 10:40am by LO WEI

    ... air pollution and look to formulate models based on different approaches. It will also track changes in policy and their impact on air quality and public health. Dora visited Hong Kong ... in global project Hong Kong will be one of about 10 international financial centres taking part in a clean air and health initiative to be launched by the World Health Organisation later this year. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Ozone pollution in Hong Kong at worst level in a decade: environmental report

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 05:56pm by Ernest Kao

    ... last year, the group Clean Air Network said. Watch: Ozone pollution in Hong Kong at worst level in a decade according to report The group's mid-year review found ozone levels far beyond ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Green group finds HK ozone pollution on the rise Ozone pollution is at its worst in nearly a decade, indicating deteriorating regional air quality, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Air pollution in Hong Kong reaches 'very dangerous' levels

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 05:25am by SOFIA MITRA-THAKUR, FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... exposure to heavy traffic and reduce physical exertion. Video: Heavy smog covers Hong Kong's skyline The department said that the pollution was exacerbated by a monsoon that had swept over ... in the next few days and the situation will improve gradually when rain comes at the weekend." She added that Hong Kong was also under the influence of a continental air stream at this time ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Occupy Central protesters face health risk as pollution alert raised in city

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:46am by Olga Wong and Chris Lau

    ... pollution from the Pearl River Delta. The department said: "The weather on the coast of Guangdong and the Pearl River Delta, including Hong Kong, is fine and hot. The wind is light ... the mainland to Hong Kong in the winter season," she said. The ozone level recorded in Causeway Bay at 6pm yesterday was about 160 micrograms per cubic metre of air, more than double the 63mcg ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Pearl River Delta governments axe cross-border air quality index

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 03:51am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... of that index, there will no longer be a single yardstick covering the whole region. Rather, three different air-pollution indices and alert systems will now operate separately in Guangdong, Hong Kong ... for people to go directly to the air-quality index offered by their own local environmental authority. Professor Wong Tze-wai, an air-pollution expert at the Chinese University of Hong Kong who ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Delta air quality improves, but roadside pollution worse in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... quality at street level. "The continuing improvement to the regional air quality is in stark contrast to Hong Kong's deteriorating roadside air pollution, in particular nitrogen dioxide," said Kwong Sum-yin, of the Clean Air Network. The continuing improvement to the regional air quality is in stark contrast to Hong Kong's deteriorating roadside air pollution ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hazardous level of trace metals in Hong Kong’s air as scientists warn of health crisis

    Posted May 30th 2014, 11:40pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... pollutants collected across the country, including Hong Kong. The city's overall PM2.5 levels are lower than in most urban centres on the mainland, but it has a higher concentration ... damage your health." He said most of the PM2.5 pollution in Hong Kong could have come from power plants and factories in the Pearl River Delta. "As long as you have a large number ...

  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing still among China's most competitive cities despite smog, report says

    Posted May 10th 2014, 04:13am by Zhang Hong

    ... Zhang Hong hong.zhang@scmp.com Capital competitive despite smog, survey says Despite its traffic challenges and air quality issues, Beijing still manages to come in just behind Hong Kong ... of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei. To improve air quality, Beijing has ordered many of its big polluters out of the capital, which often means they go to the surrounding area. In the coming three years, another 1,200 large ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Air pollution in Hong Kong from ships and vehicles gets worse

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Power plant action helps Hong Kong hit overall clean-air goals but vehicles and ships creating more pollution than before, officials admit EMISSION CUTS ... as possible. "If there are no common targets, the fruits of Hong Kong can be easily offset by mainland pollution," Man said. Friends of the Earth said the latest results were nothing ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    You can't run or hide: Hong Kong pollution threatens vulnerable street workers

    Posted May 12th 2014, 04:45am by Ernest Kao

    ... as the annual average concentration for PM2.5- tiny air pollutants that are small enough to lodge deeply into the lungs and cause damage. Last year the average PM2.5 concentration at the Central ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Street workers such as newspaper vendors have no escape from the smog in Central, where rush-hour levels greatly exceed healthy limits 'Pollution: you ...




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