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  1. Watermelons: The Green Movement's True Colours

    Posted Sep 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in anthropogenic global warming (AGW). As a journalist who is not a scientist, he has, as he writes, given up a varied career to focus on one all-consuming topic, and that is to challenge the 'great ... far as to say that the people who insist AGW is a near certainty are 'liars, cheats and frauds' who are causing freedoms to be curtailed and money wasted in dealing with an overblown ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/978019/watermelons-green-movements-true-colours
  2. Focus needs to be on how consumers can save energy

    Posted Feb 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a slogan for it: polluter - aka consumer - pays. Renewables refers to energy from resources such as the sun, wind, rain, tides and geothermal heat. Robert Allender, director of Energy Resources Management, who has been involved in energy consulting in Hong Kong for the past 20 years, and others say we should be focusing on how consumers can save energy, rather than costs from the power ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/991876/focus-needs-be-how-consumers-can-save-energy
  3. Ontario watchdog accuses logging bosses of fraud

    Posted May 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has charged Sino-Forest Corporation and some of its former top executives with fraud involving Hong Kong-listed ... be technical and not so blunt,' said Raymond So Wai-man, dean of the business school of Hang Seng Management College. Chan committed fraud in his undisclosed dealings with Greenheart Group, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001845/ontario-watchdog-accuses-logging-bosses-fraud
  4. Consumers should not have to pay the entire cost of new e-waste levy

    Posted Dec 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... at the retail level whenever a sales transaction is made. Retailers can decide whether to pay the required levy or transfer the levy to consumers when they make purchases. The trade (businesses covered by the proposed law) has said it will pass on the entire levy to consumers to maintain its profits. Our government should make the trade understand the principle of producer responsibility. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/986445/consumers-should-not-have-pay-entire-cost-new-e-waste-levy
  5. Report rejects Sino-Forest fraud claims

    Posted Nov 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... total fraud', has issued a second interim report refuting the allegations. But the report said the review, expected to be completed before the end of the year, had encountered ... fraud' and 'Ponzi scheme', as alleged by [US short-seller] Muddy Waters,' said chief executive Judson Martin, who took over from the forest plantation operator's founder Allen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/984958/report-rejects-sino-forest-fraud-claims
  6. We all need to consume a lot less

    Posted May 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the problem is we are all consuming a lot more natural resources. A Hong Kong resident on average uses 86kg of paper and eats 30.3kg of beef a year, up from 15kg in 2007. That is more than seven times the amount consumed on the mainland and almost double that of the European Union. Excessive paper manufacturing and cattle ranching destroys our tropical rainforests and temperate grasslands. It also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/968854/we-all-need-consume-lot-less
  7. Sino-Forest shares plunge as fraud report delayed

    Posted Aug 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sino-Forest's shares traded as high as C$25 earlier this year. They were valued at C$18.81 the day before Block published allegations of fraud against Sino-Forest on his website ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/976369/sino-forest-shares-plunge-fraud-report-delayed
  8. Fraud claims pulp Greenheart stock

    Posted Jun 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Naomi Rovnick naomi.rovnick@scmp.com Shares of Greenheart Group, the Hong Kong-listed subsidiary of embattled mainland timber company Sino-Forest, were dragged down yesterday by fraud allegations against its parent. Short-seller Carson Block published research on June 2 alleging Toronto-listed Sino-Forest exaggerated land holdings and sales in Yunnan province. Sino-Forest denied ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/970038/fraud-claims-pulp-greenheart-stock
  9. Consumers should have to pay for disposal of electronic waste

    Posted May 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I agree with the views of an alliance on electronic waste ('Group wants consumers to foot e-waste bill', April 29). I accept that this is a controversial subject, but I think ... the biodiversity of the world could be adversely affected. There is no doubt that, if the recycling scheme is launched, more money will be needed to pay for the disposal of e-waste. If consumers have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/714033/consumers-should-have-pay-disposal-electronic-waste
  10. Consumers urged to help rein in 'unruly' polluters

    Posted Feb 04th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Mainland environmentalists have taken on the fight against big polluters by directly appealing to consumers not to buy products made by those manufacturers. An open ... be blacklisted. 'China needs consumers to use their purchasing power to stop pollution,' it said. The Green Consumer Choice campaign began three years ago to enlist public support ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/705392/consumers-urged-help-rein-unruly-polluters

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