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  1. 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

    ... than a week. However, unusually heavy rainfall in the spring dampened down and washed away much of the pollution. The average PM2.5 levels in May and June fell to the lowest on record at about ...

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

    Airport's dolphin experts told 'show evidence development won't drive creatures away'

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:26am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... and 2009 that he co-authored with Jefferson and Wursig which stated it was "virtually impossible" to mitigate the impact of land reclamation on dolphins. Watch: In the summer of 2013 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1545116/airports-dolphin-experts-told-show-us-your-evidence
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong's heating up, and it's not global warming

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by MICHAEL DE WAAL-MONTGOMERY

    ... Terra and Landsat satellites. Temperature measurements using helicopter-carried instruments were made in August 2013 to provide detailed thermal information of streets and buildings ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1541997/hong-kongs-heating-and-its-not-global-warming
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Dolphins offered a 'phoney' deal over Hong Kong airport's third runway

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by Ernest Kao

    ... impact". The runway is expected to cost HK$130 billion. The authority says it will bring about HK$912 billion in economic benefits over the course of 50 years. Watch: In the summer of 2013, SCMP ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536420/dolphins-offered-phoney-deal-over-hong-kong-airports-third-runway
  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Scientists propose building 160km pipe to funnel polluted Bohai drinking water to Beijing

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:52pm by Mandy Zuo and Andrea Chen

    ... "ventilation system" drawing wind from northwest China that could be "scrubbed" to remove much of the sand it carries in winter and spring. The report listed three wind belts for Beijing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1529292/scientists-propose-building-160km-pipe-funnel-polluted-bohai-water
  6. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese demand for furniture 'decimates' rosewood stocks in Mekong region, activists say

    Posted May 13th 2014, 10:40pm by AFP

    ... allegedly shot dead at least 69 Cambodian loggers in 2013. The EIA urged China to do more to regulate the industry and curb demand. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1511507/chinese-demand-furniture-decimates-rosewood-stocks-mekong-region-activists
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Improvement in air quality stalled last year: report

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:21am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Drop in pollutant levels after partnership with Guangdong began, before a rise in 2013 Improvement in air quality stalled last year: report Annual ... dioxide and PM10 concentrations rose 5 and 13 per cent respectively from 2012. The report blamed "stronger solar radiation and lower wind speeds" in late 2013, which contributed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1501149/improvement-air-quality-stalled-last-year-report
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Energy use sheds positive light on public awareness of conservation

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:21am by Ernest Kao

    ... to 2013, new data shows. And from 2012 to last year, consumption of electricity alone fell 1.1 per cent. One green group welcomed the official figures as a sign that the city was getting serious ... percentage points to 26 per cent. Industrial users consumed 7.3 per cent of electricity. Overall energy usage rose 2.5 per cent from 2003 to 2013. Over the same period real GDP grew at an average ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1501146/energy-use-sheds-positive-light-public-awareness-conservation
  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing says one-third of its pollution comes from outside the city

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 12:51pm by Reuters

    ... of China’s 10 most polluted cities in 2013, according to official data. The central government has identified the heavily industrialised Beijing-Hebei-Tianjin region as one of the main fronts in its ... to cut coal consumption by 13 million tonnes by 2017, down from about 23 million tonnes in 2013. Hebei province used about 280 million tonnes of coal last year and aims to cut the total by 40 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1483755/beijing-says-one-third-its-pollution-comes-outside-city
  10. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Obama's delay of Keystone pipeline decision angers proponents and critics

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:39am by AP

    ... the State Department should also request that physics delay heat-trapping operations for a while, and that the El Nino scheduled for later this spring be pushed back to after the midterms," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1489653/obamas-delay-keystone-pipeline-decision-angers-proponents-and-critics

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