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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Shenzhen's reach for stars puts Deep Bay wetland birds at risk

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by He Huifeng

    ... in reaching for sky Shenzhen's plan to convert wetlands on the shores of Deep Bay, off northwestern Hong Kong, into a commercial zone with soaring skyscrapers will pose a major threat to bird ... area economy that may eventually be on par with the San Francisco Bay Area. Several skyscrapers of 150 to 680 metres tall will line the shore of the bay. Underground transport links ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    'Solar chimneys' may help solve China's energy woes

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 03:26am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Convection devices the size of skyscrapers generate electricity by heating air inside 'Solar chimneys' may help solve energy woes Scientists ... be constructed inside new skyscrapers. The technology involves covering an area of several square kilometres to create a greenhouse around a high chimney. The hot air produced in the greenhouse rises ...

  3. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

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

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

    ... Bloomberg in London Saharan dust shrouds London as pollution rises Saharan dust blowing in from North Africa shrouded skyscrapers in London's financial district, coated residents' cars and pushed pollution to high levels yesterday. The city's pollution index reached seven on a scale of 1-10, meaning those with lung and heart problems should reduce exercise, ...

  4. Comment - Blogs - ENVIRONMENT

    Documentary maker captures mounting waste from Chinese population boom

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 06:29pm by Christy Choi

    ... for anything that might prove half-valuable, while the skyscrapers of the city glitter in the background. Wang spent two years shooting over 10,000 photographs and 60 hours of video for the project, ...

  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Smog threat remains; Beijing issues first ever orange alert

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... strong winds are expected to blow the pollutants away. The China National Environmental Monitoring Centre recorded air pollution levels in 33 cities across the country. Changsha, the capital ... hours on Saturday morning because of a technical glitch caused by the smog, Beijing railway officials told China Central Television (CCTV) yesterday. Airports in Changsha and Kunming closed ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Health alert as pollution tops chart

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... which allows skyscrapers to cluster in downtown areas, blocking air circulation and trapping pollutants. They also urged prompt action to control vehicle emissions. At 4pm yesterday, ...

  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Smog thickens again in Beijing with pollution at danger levels

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN, Agence France-Presse

    ... Stephen Chen and Agence France-Presse Beijing warned visibility could fall below 500m; huge coal plant in Inner Mongolia is shut down Smog thickens again with pollution at danger levels Air pollution spiked to dangerous levels again in Beijing yesterday, with skyscrapers vanishing amid the acrid smog and facial masks becoming so common they look like a new fashion trend. ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - ENVIRONMENT

    Book review: The Devouring Dragon, by Craig Simons

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... Francisco five times. By 2030, the mainland will build almost 430 billion square feet of floor space, potentially enabling the construction of up to 50,000 skyscrapers: the equivalent of up to 10 ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing boosts air monitors in bid to give clearer readings

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 03:50pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... skyscrapers on Sunday as people travelled home on the final day of an eight-day public holiday that had brought with it mostly blue skies as industry shut down. “Is it fog or is the PM2.5 higher than ...


    Green buildings on the rise in Persian Gulf states

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 04:11pm by Associated Press in Doha

    ... of the Gulf – compared to 40 per cent worldwide – due to the preponderance of glass skyscrapers and brutally hot conditions from Dubai to the Saudi city of Jeddah, according to Thom Bohlen, chief ...



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