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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    HK should do more to conserve water, energy and food

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... countries. It would be a shame if we bought water only to wash it down the drain. A better conservation approach is needed. Equally frustrating is our excessive use of energy. Our notoriously ... supply in water, food and energy has made us one of the most wasteful cities on the planet. From food waste in restaurants and supermarket chains to excessive energy use by shopping malls ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1018048/hk-should-do-more-conserve-water-energy-and-food
  2. Comment - Letters

    Real conservation can enhance the way our city develops

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 04:28am by LETTERS

    ... SCMP Editorial Real conservation can enhance the way our city develops We refer to Shirley Sham's letter ("Housing needs must outweigh sentimentality", April 6), in which she argues that the conservation of heritage buildings is undermining the development of housing in Hong Kong. There is neither evidence, nor precedent, that built-heritage conservation has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1481351/real-conservation-can-enhance-way-our-city-develops
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Ban on Japanese whaling a major victory in conservation battle

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 04:21am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Hope at last for saving whales The 28 years that Japan has ignored an international moratorium on whaling is about one-third of the typical lifespan of the giant mammal. Even when Antarctica's Southern Ocean Sanctuary was established i ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1463374/ban-japanese-whaling-major-victory-conservation-battle
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Supply more details for better debate on Hong Kong’s future energy mix

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 06:24pm by EDWIN LAU

    ... natural gas and nuclear energy to lower the city's carbon intensity by 50 to 60 per cent by 2020 compared with 2005 levels. One option is to import 30 per cent of our electricity supply from across the border; another is to increase the amount of natural gas to 60 per cent from the current 22 per cent In 1998, the government commissioned consultants to study the local energy market. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1467014/supply-more-details-better-debate-hong-kongs-future-energy-mix
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong must warm to the benefits of solar power in future energy mix

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 04:54pm by ANTHONY DIXON, LU LIN

    ... Anthony Dixon and Lu Lin Anthony Dixon and Lu Lin say economic and environmental advantages cannot be ignored Hong Kong must warm to the benefits of solar power in future energy mix There is a persistent and almost universal misperception in Hong Kong that solar energy is an insignificant, costly and unreliable potential source of electricity for the city. The latest manifestations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1462342/hong-kong-must-warm-benefits-solar-power-future-energy-mix
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Deep Bay conservation plan should be ready before the bulldozers move in

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 01:04am by TREVOR YANG

    ... wetlands of the Inner Deep Bay area. Changes in corporate practice are essential if there is to be real progress in tackling conservation challenges like climate change, clean energy solutions ... Trevor Yang Deep Bay conservation plan should be ready before the bulldozers move in The fate of the Deep Bay area can no longer be left to future discussion. It is a place of important ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1251006/deep-bay-conservation-plan-should-be-ready-bulldozers-move
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Deep Bay project must not start without sound conservation plan

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by TREVOR YANG

    ... practice are essential if there is to be real progress in tackling conservation challenges like climate change, clean energy solutions and sustainable use of natural resources. Key stakeholders ... Trevor Yang Trevor Yang says without a wetland trust, housing project will damage the area's ecological value Deep Bay conservation plan should be ready before the bulldozers move ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1250621/deep-bay-project-must-not-start-without-sound-conservation-plan
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Energy saving is in the interest of everyone, including power companies

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 12:00am by CHIANG TUNG KEUNG

    ... increasingly aware of the benefits of energy efficiency and conservation. CLP Power has been an early mover in promoting energy saving as well as helping our customers and our city move towards a greener lifestyle. We believe the success of energy conservation depends on the concerted efforts of everyone in the community through a change in consumption habits. Our tradition of support ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1297830/energy-saving-interest-everyone-including-power-companies
  9. Comment - Letters

    Legco should back government's proposed incinerator

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:33am by LETTERS

    ... shall still need to dispose of about 5,000 to 6,000 tonnes of municipal solid waste per day. Using waste-to-energy technologies which can substantially reduce the volume of waste (about 90 per cent reduction) is inevitably necessary for Hong Kong. Waste-to-energy plants can now be regarded as a proven technology that can effectively reduce the volume of waste requiring final ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1484942/legco-should-back-governments-proposed-incinerator
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Japan must clear doubts over its huge stock of plutonium

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 03:25am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and protection under the US nuclear umbrella makes the possibility even less likely. Yet tensions over disputed territory in the East China Sea and the nationalist rhetoric of right-wing conservatives ... of what the country holds; International Atomic Energy Agency declarations show that there are more than nine tonnes of separated plutonium from a fast-breeder nuclear energy programme. Japan has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1459831/japan-must-clear-doubts-over-its-huge-stock-plutonium

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