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  1. Lifestyle - Books - ENVIRONMENT

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

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

    ... David Wilson The Collapse of Western Civilisation by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway Columbia University Press 4 stars David Wilson Cast your mind forward to the year 2393. From that vantage 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. ...

  2. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    CIA stops studying impact of climate change on US security

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... year by David Petraeus, who has since resigned over an extramarital affair, and the unit no longer enjoys as much internal support, according to Greenwire, a trade publication. Under former ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    New 'windless' air conditioner comes to Hong Kong... but it's not cheap

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:57am by Jessie Lau

    ... and figuratively costing the earth? The droplets of water on the surface of the pipes offer a clue. "It is from condensation," explains David Mak Tun-kit, executive director of Ecowin ...

  4. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

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

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

    ... according to government recommendations. London faced "high" pollution levels, the state Met Office forecaster said. Cars outside Prime Minister David Cameron's Downing Street ...

  5. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Global Oceans Commission calls for international maritime police force

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 04:53pm by The Guardian in London

    ... The Guardian in London Former UK foreign secretary says bringing order to the high seas is critical to managing fish stocks and safeguarding food supply Former UK foreign secretary David ... that are certainly anarchic.” David Miliband Miliband said the commission was talking to the International Maritime Organisation about adopting new regulations to require all fishing vessels to be fitted ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - ENVIRONMENT

    Book review: Clearer Skies Over China, edited by Chris Nielsen and Mun S. Ho

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 05:19pm by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Clearer Skies Over China: Reconciling Air Quality, Climate, and Economic Goals edited by Chris P. Nielsen and Mun S. Ho The MIT Press 2.5 stars David Wilson The mainland's dire air quality has become a relentlessly disturbing news story. The mood the choking smog creates borders on the apocalyptic, so this guide addressing the scourge of the skies ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Green groups challenge country park enclave development plans

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 01:11pm by Ernest Kao

    ... David Newbery, spokesman for the Save Our Country Parks alliance, criticised the draft outline zoning plan for Hoi Ha Wan – currently, the only one of 54 enclaves adjacent to a marine park – for “not standing up to scrutiny” and being “fatally flawed”. The actual need for village housing is closer to zero and can be met without expanding the v-zone David Newbery Newbery said village ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Sai Kung village house project is defiling country park, say residents

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... was a land shortage. Last week, former chief secretary David Akers-Jones proposed developing part of Lantau South Country Park as a "parkland city". ...

  9. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    UN climate report will not sway US deniers, experts says

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 06:17pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... from 2002 to 2011. Among the largest donors are billionaires Charles and David Koch of Koch Industries, as well as oil giant ExxonMobil. “Their intent is to intimidate scientists and, indeed, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Photographer documents how we are killing our oceans

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Six decades spent capturing what's beneath the waves has shown photographer how badly marine life is treated but also how beautiful it is Snapper records the good, bad and ugly Sixty years of diving have shown David Hsiung Bing-kuan the most beautiful things in the ocean- and the ugliest. In a career that has taken him across much ...




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