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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Blinding floodlights that come on at midnight give residents sleepless nights

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 03:01am by Ernest Kao

    ... The English Schools Foundation school apologised to the community and pledged to resolve any remaining issues. A study last year found Hong Kong to be the world's worst city for light pollution. ... residents in the area have been complaining in recent weeks about the new set of floodlights erected in the sports field at King George V School on Tin Kwong Road. "I have to use two layers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1441309/blinding-floodlights-come-midnight-give-residents-sleepless-nights
  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China's 'eco-cities' struggle for traction

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:37pm by GDN

    ... well-stocked produce stalls. The massive space echoed like a gymnasium. At one of the city's three schools, the red-brick Ivy Mi Kindergarten and Primary School, office manager Xu Wenjiao stood ... and a library furnished with beanbag chairs and potted plants. "This is our garden," she said, pointing out of a window at the school's backyard, a small brick terrace dotted with dry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1483122/chinas-eco-cities-struggle-traction
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Mainland sewage fuelling Hong Kong's 'red tides'

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:01am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Mainland sewage is 'fuelling red tides' Sewage from the mainland is fuelling an increase of harmful algal blooms- known as red tides- in Hong Kong waters, according to a leading scientist. Professor Ho Kin-chung, dean of the Open University's school of science and technology and an expert on algae, said the red tides were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1484686/mainland-sewage-fuelling-hong-kongs-red-tides-scientist
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong joins world study on health impact of air pollution

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

    ... the problem. The department has also commissioned Chinese University's school of public health to develop a methodology for quantifying the health and economic impacts of air pollution in Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1475627/hong-kong-joins-world-study-health-impact-air-pollution
  5. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Sahara desert dust shrouds London as 'perfect storm' for air pollution hits

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:41am by BLOOM

    ... and southeast, bringing particles from across the [English] Channel. Add to that some Sahara dust." Levels were forecast to abate today to a level of four in London, at the lower end ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1463460/sahara-desert-dust-shrouds-london-perfect-storm-air-pollution-hits
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Shek Kwu Chau waste incinerator location a ‘non-issue’, says Dutch delegation

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 11:14am by Ernest Kao

    ... in Europe, where citizens considered the facilities on a par with police stations, hospitals and schools. He made the comments after a fact-finding tour across Europe, which included a stop ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1459092/shek-kwu-chau-waste-incinerator-location-non-issue-says-dutch
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong advised to stick to its plans for waste-to-energy incinerator

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 04:07am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... the facilities on a par with police stations, hospitals and schools.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1446711/hong-kong-advised-stick-its-plans-waste-energy-incinerator
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Loss of dolphin waters to third airport runway may cost city HK$36.1b

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 03:17am by Ernest Kao

    ... consequences of the project. They based their calculation method on Social Return on Investment (SROI) analyses used by London-based think tank New Economics Foundation. An SROI study factors in the social, economic and environmental effects of a project, which traditional cost-benefit analyses usually ignore. Heathrow Airport shelved a third runway in 2010 after the foundation found ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1431273/loss-dolphin-waters-third-airport-runway-may-cost-city-hk361b
  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Hebei man ‘becomes first to sue government over smog’

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 01:52pm by Li Jing, Reuters

    ... The unusual lawsuit came as residents in Beijing queried why their city government did not suspend schools while Hebei set up special medical teams as a response to the prolonged spell of smog. Li ... a red alert is activated, kindergartens, primary schools and middle schools close. The city also bars half the cars from the roads to reduce vehicle emissions. "Why does the government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1434836/hebei-man-becomes-first-sue-government-over-smog
  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese green squads to monitor war on smog in polluted cities

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 03:45am by Keith Zhai

    ... The orange level is the second highest in a four-level system introduced in the capital last year. Schools and kindergartens are advised to cancel outdoor sports at this level. The authorities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1433936/chinese-green-squads-monitor-war-smog-polluted-cities

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