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  1. Comment - Letters

    Advanced pollution control systems at sludge treatment plant

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:12am by LETTERS

    ... Advanced pollution control systems at sludge treatment plant I wish to correct what was stated in Peter Reid's letter (" Incinerator for sewage sludge generating a lot of air pollution ", June 3) about the sludge treatment facility which is in the final stages of construction. Hong Kong is served by an intensive network of sewage treatment works, which generate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1530352/advanced-pollution-control-systems-sludge-treatment-plant
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Polluting marine vessels must find no welcome in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:58pm by KWONG SUM YIN

    ... Kwong Sum Yin Kwong Sum Yin says officials must act now to curb emissions Polluting marine vessels must find no welcome here In a recent South China Morning Post online poll, readers named pollution as Hong Kong's biggest eyesore. The days when the city's skyline is shrouded in smog come to mind. Equally, we think of the sight of giant ocean-going vessels sailing in local ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1528632/polluting-marine-vessels-must-find-no-welcome-hong-kong
  3. Comment - Letters

    Sewage sludge incinerator generates a lot of pollution

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 02:44am by LETTERS

    ... Incinerator for sewage sludge generating a lot of air pollution Official information on the completion, operation and output of the world's largest sewage sludge incinerator, in Tuen ... of global warming gases and other pollutants into the surrounding air. A passive-smoking analogy is apt. It is equivalent to a giant cigarette burning 2,000 tonnes of organic matter every day, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1524043/sewage-sludge-incinerator-generates-lot-pollution
  4. Business - Economy - LIGHT POLLUTION

    Higher rent may be the price for a good night’s sleep

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:18am by Richard Wong

    ... Richard Wong The market has found its own way of dealing with light pollution in Hong Kong, where higher rents may be the price for a good night's sleep Neon nuisance Nobel laureate ... there are externalities, like pollution. His theorem can be illustrated with a simple example. Cars produce pollution and impose a disutility or cost on victims. But a prospective car owner often considers only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1549450/higher-rent-may-be-price-good-nights-sleep
  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Beijing does not have the most polluted air in the world

    Posted May 13th 2014, 01:03am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn For those of you familiar with Beijing's horrendous air pollution, it may come as a surprise to know that it is by no means the world's worst. That distinction went to Delhi. Indeed 13 of the top 20 cities in the world with the dirtiest air were to be found in India, three in Pakistan, and one in Iran, Qatar, Turkey, and Bangladesh. These findings were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1510850/beijing-does-not-have-most-polluted-air-world
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China must tackle soil pollution as a priority to safeguard food chain

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 03:58am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Dealing with soil pollution priority Unlike air pollution, soil contamination cannot be so easily seen. Yet it is arguably more harmful to health, due to its impact on food ... kilometres- two-thirds of China's land area- showed 16.1 per cent of soil and 19.1 per cent of arable land had been contaminated. The main pollutants were cadmium, nickel and arsenic, the result ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1496181/china-must-tackle-soil-pollution-priority-safeguard-food
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - AIR POLLUTION

    Coal's continuing dominance in Chinese energy supply makes clean-air campaign an uphill battle

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 10:57am by Gerard Burg

    ... Gerard Burg Will moves by the world’s largest energy consumer to reduce its reliance on coal have any effect on China’s pollution crisis, asks Gerard Burg ‘Airpocalyse’ and ‘Beijing cough’ are terms commonly used to describe the air pollution crisis in China nowadays, as official data shows that China last year had the largest number of smoggy days out of any over the past 52 years. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1496542/coals-continuing-dominance-chinese-energy-supply-makes-clean
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Clean energy takes stage in China as national interests evolve

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 01:25pm by David Fullbrook

    ... David Fullbrook David Fullbrook says security and pollution are drivers behind a shift towards renewables Clean energy is taking centre stage in China as national interests evolve Energy ... drivers with great significance for renewable energy. One, produce more energy within China to increase security. Two, reduce pollution. Energy pollution includes soot and carbon dioxide. Tackling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1548648/clean-energy-takes-stage-china-national-interests-evolve
  9. Comment - Letters

    Increased dependence on electricity from mainland China not wise

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:03am by LETTERS

    ... the pollutants emitted by vehicles in urban centres like Central. The government should not only compare the quantity of pollutants released, but also look at where they are emitted. We all know about the Pearl River Delta's bad air pollution. There are many huge petrochemical and fossil-fuel power plants along the coast east of Shenzhen and northeast of Hong Kong which are rapidly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1533493/increased-dependence-electricity-mainland-china-not-wise
  10. Comment - Letters

    What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 03:55am by LETTERS

    ... On HK's worst day of smog this year: Kenneth Leung- Pollution is invented by human beings. People need to find ways to substantially reduce pollution. Are we using enough solar and wind energy? Are we conserving enough energy at home and in the office? Are we recycling? We are responsible for the mess. Jason Tse- Will anyone do anything about it? Certainly not the HK ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1532939/whats-being-said-facebookcomsouthchinamorningpost

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