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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Cash for landfill revamps backed despite concerns

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:57am by Ernest Kao

    ... to explore broader uses such as flea markets, golf driving ranges and hydroponic farms. The view was echoed by the Civic Party's Claudia Mo Man-ching and People Power's Albert Chan Wai-yip, ... will go to the Finance Committee. But lawmakers questioned whether the minimal resources being put into recycling would be enough to make it sustainable. "It may look a lot but if each ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557674/cash-landfill-revamps-backed-despite-concerns
  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China to build new hi-tech power network to help fight pollution

    Posted May 14th 2014, 11:44pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com New hi-tech grid to help fight pollution China will build the world's largest high-power electricity transmission network as part ... power plants, regarded as a major contributor to China's air pollution, to be retired. The State Grid report cited the company's president, Liu Zhenya, as saying that UHV technology ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1512282/china-build-new-hi-tech-power-grid-help-fight-pollution
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Power generation pushed up greenhouse gas emissions by 5pc

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 03:44am by FANNY FUNG

    ... said Yeung Man-yau, a campaigner for the environmental group. "It might be a consequence of the use of more coal and less use of natural gas, especially by China Light and Power, because ... to end on June 19. The two options put forward- importing about 30 per cent of the city's electricity needs from the China Southern Power Grid company in Guangzhou, or a heavier reliance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1526941/power-generation-pushed-greenhouse-gas-emissions-5pc
  4. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Beef most costly protein based on environmental harm, US study finds

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 09:57pm by AFP

    ... the reactive nitrogen from fertiliser compared to the other proteins, the study found. "Beef is consistently the least resource-efficient of the five animal categories," said the study, which ... from US government agencies. Researchers used the 2000-2010 data to calculate the amount of resources needed to produce feed for each edible livestock. For every calorie we obtain from eating ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557275/beef-most-costly-protein-based-environmental-harm-us-study-finds
  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China plans more perks to drive up demand for electric cars

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 03:06pm by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Tax breaks and more charging stations among those promised by central government China will roll out more benefits, including tax breaks, to promote ... be expected, just a day after the State Council said the government would exempt purchase tax for new-energy vehicles. These include all electric cars, plug-in hybrids and fuel-cell vehicles. China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1551061/china-plans-more-perks-drive-demand-electric-cars-amid-anti-pollution
  6. Lifestyle - Books - ENVIRONMENT

    Book review: The Collapse of Civilisation, by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:15pm by David Wilson

    ... point, a fictional scholar representing an imagined future China- the Second People's Republic- laments how the Enlightenment's children ditched reason during the early 21st century. ... result is a kind of apocalypse: the Great Collapse of 2093. Post-collapse, the nation that retains most clout and control is authoritarian, centralised China. As the sea surges, China builds new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1546503/book-review-collapse-civilisation-naomi-oreskes-and-erik-conway
  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing can breathe more deeply as air quality improves in 2014, says government

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 02:22pm by Stephen Chen in Beijing stephen.chen@scmp.com

    ... Stephen Chen in Beijing stephen.chen@scmp.com A week after capital was hit by the worst smog in months, official report reveals a 11 per cent fall in levels of hazardous air particles over the past six months compared with last year Only last week Beijing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1551857/beijing-can-breath-more-deeply-years-air-quality-improves-2013-says
  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China considering cap on greenhouse gas pollution

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 04:20am by Reuters, Li Jing

    ... But some senior climate officials at China's National Development and Reform Commission, the powerful state economic planner, have been pushing for a limit on carbon emissions domestically, ... and on the nation meeting its target of having 150-200 gigawatts of nuclear power capacity by 2030. Li at Greenpeace said he was still waiting to see the official figure for China's carbon cap. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1524872/china-considering-cap-greenhouse-gas-pollution
  9. Business - China Business - ENVIRONMENT

    Car battery makers urge Beijing to bring in recycling rules

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 10:31am by Daniel Ren

    ... Controls' power solutions operations, said it was trying to understand mainland market conditions with a view to promoting "a well-regulated and efficient recycling system for used vehicle batteries". "This is no easy job, but we hope to bring our expertise and technologies to China with support from the local governments," he said. Milwaukee-headquartered Johnson Controls ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1544134/auto-battery-makers-urge-china-improve-regulation-over
  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Enforcement seen as key in China’s new environmental markets

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 04:03pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... strong, and they are going to oppose this,” said Barbara Finamore, China director at US think-tank the National Resources Defence Council (NRDC). The first year of trading in Shenzhen, the first ... Reuters in Beijing Experts say mooted market designed to control air pollution will fail unless enforcement is adequately policed China’s plan for a market in air pollution permits ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1458470/enforcement-seen-key-chinas-new-environmental-markets

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