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  1. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Lego ends marketing deal with Shell in wake of Greenpeace campaign

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 10:04pm by GDN

    ... "We respect the right of individuals and organisations to engage in a free and frank exchange of views about meeting the world's growing energy needs... we only ask they do so in a manner ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1613057/lego-ends-marketing-deal-shell-wake-greenpeace-campaign
  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    U.S. seeks a solution to Asian carp invasion

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 03:29am by Angela Meng

    ... Angela Meng angela.meng@scmp.com Booming fish numbers threaten America’s Great Lakes, yet in China they are a delicacy in short supply – could the two sides help each other out? U.S. seeks a solution to Asian carp invasion China and the US may be at loggerheads over issues ranging from climate change to human rights, but a little-known partnership between the two could be the key ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1607218/us-seeks-solution-asian-carp-invasion
  3. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Half the world's wild animals have been wiped out since 1970

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 10:23pm by GDN

    ... of conservation. "If we get [our response] right, we will have a safe and sustainable way of life." If not, he added, the overuse of resources would ultimately lead to conflicts. He said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1604805/half-worlds-wild-animals-have-been-wiped-out-1970
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Study offers an energy saver for policymakers

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 06:32am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Study offers an energy saver for policymakers With the right policy tools to lower growth in power demand, Hong Kong could reach its emission targets without resorting to a major shake-up of its energy mix, a recent study has found. The study was based on a decision-making model developed by Dr Maria Francesch-Huidobro, of City ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1597578/study-offers-energy-saver-policymakers
  5. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Time for climate to take centre stage, activists say ahead of UN summit

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 06:18am by AFP

    ... are getting the machine back on line." Mark Kenber of The Climate Group said: "This is the right time. We are moving out of recession and the evidence, the science, is more certain every ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1596888/time-climate-take-centre-stage-activists-say-ahead-un-summit
  6. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Philippines orders evacuation as Mayon volcano threatens to erupt

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 01:17pm

    ... radius, already designated as a “permanent danger zone,” will be forcibly evacuated immediately, regional civil defence director Bernardo Alejandro said. The volcanalogy agency raised the danger ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1593772/philippines-orders-evacuation-mayon-volcano-threatens-erupt
  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    US and China collaborating on clean energy projects

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:18am by Bloomberg

    ... was an architect of the US-China effort. "This is the right size" to start the research centre. For Dow Chemical, joining the US-China Clean Energy Research Centre offered a chance to develop ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1597558/us-and-china-collaborating-clean-energy-projects
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Planners blocked from village in mangrove row

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by Ernest Kao

    ... is padlocked and stands about 1.8 metres high. Villagers blocked the path last month in protest over a new zoning plan that would add teeth to the SSSI status and, they say, harm their right to develop ... issues unless there is enough evidence of a breach in the law… but they can at least be called in to keep the peace if civil servants are in fear of attack." He said enforcement measures ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1585375/planners-blocked-village-mangrove-row
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Contest invites designs for new Kai Tak river

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 06:02am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Everyone invited to design Kai Tak River Hongkongers could help decide what the Kai Tak River will look like, courtesy of a design competition launched as part of efforts to revamp the neighbourhood. The Civil Engineering and Development Department hopes to draw on the creativity of ordinary Hongkongers for ideas on how to transform eight ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580911/contest-invites-designs-new-kai-tak-river
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Villagers in Lantau destroy mangrove in bid to halt 'protected status' plan

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Demonstrators in northern Lantau fear their rights to farm and build small houses will be restricted if area nearby gets protected status Villagers in zoning ... includes Pak Mong, Ngau Kwu Long and Tai Ho villages, fear their rights to farm and build small houses will be restricted if the restrictive development plans are agreed to. "Step by step, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580476/villagers-northern-lantau-destroy-mangrove-protest-over-potential

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