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    China faces monumental challenges in tackling environmental degradation

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 03:23am by Martin Williams

    ... Martin Williams Officials are aware of the problem but proposals such as turning coal into synthetic natural gas do not help the cause China's challenge to clean up its filthy ... and refineries and smoking chimneys, and trucks shuttling back and forth along a rutted muddy track, as construction of more plants proceeded. At least some of these plants had been relocated from ...

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    Why country parks benefit Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 03:35am by Martin Williams

    ... and Lam, or they figure we aren't responsible for helping maintain the conditions for life on earth. One way our country parks do this is by providing habitats for a wealth of plants ... frog and Hong Kong paradise fish- that have yet to be found elsewhere. Many of the plants and animals are beautiful. But beauty clearly does not sway development proponents, who seek more ...

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    New dissolved gas analysis technology can keep Hong Kong powering ahead

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by SUNNY CHAN

    ... being piloted in Hong Kong could bring our reliability rating to even higher levels. The secret lies in the technological equivalent of preventative medicine. Dissolved gas analysis (DGA) ... maintenance is needed. Some incipient transformer fault cases can be successfully identified so they can undergo necessary maintenance by using DGA. For example, if hydrogen gas (H 2 ), methylene gas ...

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    Robotic vehicles set to unlock secrets of space

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 02:24am by Martin Williams

    ... Martin Williams Several scientific discoveries prove that earth's neighbours in our solar system are more than gas giants and rocky worlds Robotic vehicles set to unlock secrets of space At the end of last month came news that Nasa has ideas for a novel robotic space vehicle. Dubbed a "super ball bot" by the US space agency, this would be roughly spherical, built ...

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    Second West-East Gas Pipeline set to start Hong Kong supplies this summer

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by JOHN CULLEN

    ... John Cullen This summer the world's longest natural gas pipeline, stretching from Turkmenistan, begins providing a new supply of energy to Hong Kong How a pipe dream became a reality ... people along the way. This summer, the dream becomes a reality for Hong Kong as the world's longest natural gas pipeline begins providing an environmentally-friendly new supply of energy ...

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    Gas boom may be mixed blessing for climate change

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by PATRICK LUI

    ... Patrick Lui Coal may be on the way out as a source of energy, but all the hype over its cleaner replacement should come with a climate-change health warning Gas boom may leave the planet bust Thanks to its controversial nature, most people have some knowledge of shale gas and fracking, the method used to extract it. As fracking has boomed in recent years, energy experts have ...

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    Government needs to consider public input in formulating biodiversity strategy

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 03:26am by Martin Williams

    ... with abundant plants and animals, and places such as nearby deserts where food and shelter were harder to come by. Deteriorations in biodiversity would also have attracted attention, even causing severe ... of the dinosaurs, with species being extinguished at least 1,000 times faster than the normal rate. In response, there have been calls for and some action towards protecting plants and animals, through ...

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    Volcanoes: our unpredictable, often dangerous, reminder of a planet still in formation

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by Martin Williams

    ... activity before the latest one at Tangkuban Perahu did lead to a higher alert level. Monitoring equipment here also checks gas compositions, as scientists have found these can change before ... and took a jeep ride across a landscape produced by those eruptions. There were ruins of farmhouses, and nearby the driver told us that for six months, the ground was too hot to walk on. Few plants ...

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    Global warming convert's natural-gas sales push

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Yam

    ... Tom Yam Professor Richard Muller's U-turn on global warming made headlines, but was it a publicity stunt to push natural gas? 'Convert' holds narrow world view of global ... is a natural-gas salesman wearing a "converted sceptic" costume. Muller described his Berkeley Earth project, which found the rise in the earth's land temperature over the past 250 years ...

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    Tapping the ocean's inexhaustible store of solar and lunar energy

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Yam

    ... A 20-megawatt-capacity tidal power plant on the Bay of Fundy already generates electricity for 4,000 homes. Using our seas to generate power gets less publicity than wind and solar energy, but marine energy has ... greater density of water. However, tidal power plants are costlier to build than hydroelectric dams in rivers. They generate power for only about 10 hours a day as the tides move in and out. ...




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