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  1. HK must play its part in greenhouse gas fight

    Posted Feb 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... bellwethers of the impact of climate change are already to be found close to home. Today's reports on the changing behaviour of animals and plants found in Hong Kong, including a blossom ... will impact on both our plants and animals, but not necessarily in ways that cancel each other out. As local scientists have found, to escape the worst of higher temperatures, both may be expected ...

  2. CLP gas emissions reach 13-year high

    Posted Mar 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... supplier to celebrate its slight progress, saying extra efforts were desperately needed to cut air pollution from its power plants. Emissions of sulphur dioxide, particulates and nitrogen oxides ... in these pollutants recorded in 2003, when less gas and more coal was consumed. Emissions of carbon dioxide, a key contributor to global warming, also rose to 17,643ppm last year, up 4.5 per cent from 2004 ...

  3. Carbon trading yields wind energy plants

    Posted Jun 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... greenhouse-gas emissions, Professor Liu said. 'The [market] environment is much better and will continue to improve.' He estimated the wind energy plants would cost about 2.7 billion yuan ... Stephen Chen Three giant wind energy plants will be built in rural areas on the mainland in a multimillion-tonne carbon-trading deal between a major mainland company and a French energy ...

  4. Carbon caps demanded

    Posted Apr 07th 2008, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So Greenpeace wants the government to impose a legal cap on carbon dioxide emissions from power plants after a survey found more than 80 per cent of people agreed with the move. Of the 514 people polled, 70 per cent were concerned with the effects of global warming on Hong Kong. Activist Frances Yeung Hoi-shan said the government should regulate emissions from power plants ...

  5. Emissions pilot scheme set to start

    Posted Aug 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... plants- sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide and particulates, a government source said. The extent of trade will be largely determined by the emissions caps imposed on power plants. The caps for Hong Kong power plants would be decided after taking into account what could be done most to lower vehicle emissions, the source said. The trading deal will be reached privately between the partners ...

  6. Every little bit helps in emissions battle

    Posted Jul 20th 2007, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... emissions by paying for new woodlands to be planted or for clean energy facilities, such as solar power panels, to be fitted somewhere. My initial feeling was that this was basically a gesture. ...

  7. Generating clean profits

    Posted Jan 24th 2008, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... landfill for production in 1999 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the site. It has invested more than HK$10million in the landfill gas treatment plant. Last year, the company enhanced its efforts by collecting landfill gas from the Northeast New Territories site. This was transferred to the Tai Po production plant through a 19km pipeline. It produces the equivalent of 18 to 24 ...

  8. Emission estimate is probably right

    Posted Nov 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... not have to measure emissions from every landfill, vehicle, production plant and animal in a country? Not necessarily. When the United Nations reported this week that Kyoto Protocol signatory countries and jurisdictions had reduced greenhouse gas emissions to 5 per cent below 1990 levels, its public relations office also helpfully provided an explanation as to how such numbers were ...

  9. Air Products focuses on two China projects

    Posted Dec 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... piece of the global industrial gas growth worldwide,' Jones said. 'We expect to get a fair share.' In eastern Anhui province, Air Products will build an on-site ammonia plant ... subsidiaries and 50 production facilities on the mainland, predicted China's demand for industrial gas would grow 19 per cent annually between 2011 and 2015, more than double the projected annual ...

  10. The power of yellow and green

    Posted Jan 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The green projects include a biomass power plant in India, a landfill gas plant in Turkey, a hydro-power plant in Brazil, as well as wind power plants in China and Nicaragua. 'Taking ... is the second-biggest contributor of greenhouse gas emissions, and in the European Union (EU), the industry accounts for some 25 per cent of total emissions. Doing its bit for the greater good, DHL launched ...




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