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  1. Unify emission standards, global shipowners say

    Posted May 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mounting pressure on the shipping industry to reduce harmful exhaust emissions has forced a global shipowners' lobby group to call for a set of unified international standards ... that with different emission standards mooted in Europe, North America and Asia, compliance would become 'very difficult'. 'Ships going into different regions can't change fuels,' ...

  2. Guangzhou gets tough on vehicle emissions

    Posted Aug 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kevin Huang Guangzhou will tighten its emission standards on light vehicles from next month in a move the city says could cut their pollutant discharges by at least 30 per cent, according to local media reports. The Nanfang Daily said yesterday that Guangzhou would officially enforce the National Phase III Motor Vehicle Emission Standards, the equivalent of European III standards ...

  3. Guangzhou brings in new-car emission rules

    Posted Sep 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou Guangzhou will implement the Euro 3 emission standard for all new cars today, becoming the second mainland city after Beijing to enforce the standard before ... Euro 3 systems. The introduction of the new standard was expected to cut carbon monoxide emissions by half or a total of 42,000 tonnes by 2010 if complemented by the supply of sufficient clean ...

  4. CLP adopts new gauge on emissions

    Posted Apr 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... readers 'might not understand that'. She also stressed that all power stations were fully compliant with emission standards. Greenpeace campaigner Ivy Chan Siu-ping criticised CLP ... emission levels, a move criticised by a green group as a 'misleading' attempt at a better air pollution record. The CLP group said yesterday the change was made in line with international ...

  5. June deadline set for ship emissions law

    Posted Dec 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... vessels complied with international standards for sulfur emissions. ... there were three in the first half of this year, when 14 complaints were received in all. A Civic Exchange report on air pollution states: 'There are growing worldwide concerns over emissions ...

  6. Footdown

    Posted Mar 17th 2007, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... William Wadsworth Environmental Technology Consultants invite motorists to volunteer their vehicles for an emission system repair benefit study for the Hong Kong government. Commissioned by the Environmental Protection Department, the project aims to measure improvements in vehicle emissions after repairs to emission control systems, says the company's Philip Poon. 'The data ...

  7. Emissions scheme no substitute for vital investments

    Posted Feb 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... poses a health hazard. That is probably why the Euro IV standards governing diesel engine emissions do not even mention it. It is amazing that not only do the supposed experts confuse pollutants ... pollution quotas unveiled' (January 31), you report the government's view that emissions trading is a more cost-effective way of cutting emissions than investing in alternatives ...

  8. How it works

    Posted Mar 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong The Environmental Protection Department says it has obtained 100 per cent accuracy from its emission-detecting system by placing two sets of sensors 10 metres apart. ... unstable computer systems in car engines sometimes triggered a sudden rise in emissions. But placing two sensors 10 metres apart will confirm whether the emission is continuous. The system works ...

  9. Smog tarnishes 'gold standard' for Olympics

    Posted Jul 09th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... on emissions of pollutants can't come soon enough. Sunday's rare blue skies and sunshine were quickly forgotten as pollution shrouded the city on Monday. China's air pollution standards ... yesterday- but its 'gold standard' accolade failed to sparkle in the smog-bound capital. The Olympics chiefs, making their final inspection of the host city before the Games begin on August ...

  10. News - China

    China to launch its first carbon trading scheme

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 05:05pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing China, the world’s largest carbon emitter, was set on Tuesday to launch its first carbon trading scheme aimed at reducing emissions, state media said. ... of the city’s emissions, is unlikely to produce significant reductions in overall emissions. “It only covers less than half of the city’s emissions, so the effectiveness in terms of carbon cuts needs ...




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