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  1. Greens' united voice shifts policy in right direction

    Posted Jun 17th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... Ray Cheung continues his series on the Nujiang dam project, which is angering environmentalists and China's neighbours The mainland's fractured green movement has united ... number of environmental organisations are emerging in the mainland, but until now they usually avoided politically charged issues, instead focusing on activities such as environmental education. ...

  2. China Minmetals may be planning to launch IPO for rare-earth unit

    Posted Nov 04th 2010, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... less than 90,000 yuan (HK$104,300) a tonne, compared with 200,000 yuan- the price needed for resumption of the United States' largest mine in California that shut in 2000- he said prices ... Eric Ng China Minmetals Corp, the nation's largest metals trader, is reportedly planning to float its China Minmetals Rare Earth unit after prices of the strategic minerals soared ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Inferno prompts state of emergency

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in Red Bluff, California Inferno prompts state of emergency California Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in three Northern California counties after a wildfire ... and Manton. More than 3,000 people have been forced to flee their homes in Tehama and Shasta counties, about 200 kilometres north of the state capital, Sacramento, although evacuation orders were ...

  4. Political learning or leaning?

    Posted Sep 01st 2006, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... with Carrie Chan If you want to meet 'the former next president of the United States'- a self-mocking title used by Al Gore during public speeches- you must first state your 'political learning'. That's according to the organiser of a visit by the former US vice-president and one-time presidential candidate. Gore will be in Hong Kong this month to promote his ...

  5. Climate envoy says political will to make or break talks

    Posted Nov 07th 2010, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... to commit to carbon targets and the United States criticised for not playing a lead role. But British climate change envoy John Ashton believes the real challenge in the next round of talks in Cancun, Mexico, this month is a lack of political will among leaders to tackle climate change. 'The challenge that we face on climate change goes much beyond the formalities of the UN ...

  6. Beijing denies rare earths being used as political tool

    Posted Oct 29th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang, Naomi Rovnick

    ... But some analysts believe China is not cutting rare-earth exports to strengthen its hand in the Diaoyu spat, or even its currency war with the United States. Instead, they say, China halted ... Naomi Rovnick and Cary Huang in Beijing A Beijing official has insisted China will not use rare-earth exports as a bargaining tool to gain political leverage with other countries. Zhu ...

  7. Perils of drought go beyond the US

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... in coming months. Prices will rise, particularly for meat, threatening inflation and social and political uncertainty. The consequences will be especially noticeable in food-importing developing ... be in the hands of American policymakers. There has not been a worse drought for 56 years and the weather outlook remains severe. No state is untouched and the lack of rain is so widespread ...

  8. The Assault on Reason

    Posted Jun 29th 2008, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan The Assault on Reason by Al Gore Bloomsbury, HK$144 The Assault on Reason is Al Gore's litany of inconvenient truths about the Bush administration. Gore argues American democracy is in danger because of changes in the marketplace of id ...

  9. Health threat no time to be playing politics

    Posted Jul 18th 2007, 12:00am by Mark Simon

    ... plants will be as clean as any new plant in the United States or Europe. Cars and buses on Hong Kong roads burning Hong Kong fuel are as clean as any in Europe. We are making progress, ... playing local politics. Mark Simon is a senior executive with Next Media ...

  10. Bush's oil drilling project in Arctic refuge clears political hurdle

    Posted Apr 13th 2005, 12:00am by John Gray

    ... John Gray in Toronto The start of exploration is still uncertain in view of opposition from ecologists More than two decades of lobbying by the oil industry in the United States has finally taken hold with political approval for oil drilling in one of the most environmentally sensitive areas on the North American continent. When the US senate voted 51-49 to approve oil ...




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