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  1. Green groups call for conservation park

    Posted Sep 16th 2008, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... that and a [supply] contract from abroad? There will be a natural incentive for the parties to pursue that.' Environmentalists led by green group WWF and the Conservancy Association are calling ... protection for the marine mammals and fish in those waters,' the group said in a statement. However, some energy experts think the South Soko Island LNG terminal should have been allowed to go ...

  2. Green schemes touted as way to save money

    Posted Oct 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The financial crisis should not deter businesses from going green as environmentally friendly measures like saving energy and minimising carbon footprints would result ... of a contracting economy, and a long-term solution to maintaining the city's competitiveness. He said the HK$450 million subsidy pledged in the policy address to partially finance carbon and energy ...

  3. It's a protest about pollution

    Posted Jul 19th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Andrew Sun So far, the response for our slogan competition for Lights Out Hong Kong has been quite tremendous. But there is one thing the campaign's organisers want to emphasise. The idea of turning off our office and residential lights for three minutes on August 8 at 8pm is less about energy conservation and more a protest about the pollution situation. Therefore, ...

  4. 'Smart' plug points way to energy-saving future

    Posted Apr 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... such as Australia. Britain's energy policy, which rewards power suppliers' conservation efforts, was crucial to the plug's development, Mr Wong said. 'Once you have the policy, people ... Cheung Chi-fai A Hong Kong-British partnership has created the world's first 'smart' electric power plug to tap the growing market for energy-efficient devices which, ...

  5. HK to join 'Dim it!' energy-saving effort

    Posted Apr 14th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Hong Kong will join at least eight other Asian cities in turning off lights for an hour on the summer solstice to raise awareness about greenhouse-gas emissions and energy conservation, green groups said. Friends of the Earth Hong Kong yesterday called on the public to support the 'Dim it!' event by switching off lights and appliances from 8.30pm to 9.30pm ...

  6. CLP cuts gas use, says air will worsen

    Posted Dec 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... pollution. The company's managing director said CLP was reducing its use of gas from the Yacheng gas field in Hainan to conserve supplies, and would burn more coal. 'This will impact ... conservation officer with conservation group WWF, said independent evaluation of the Yacheng gas reserve was urgently needed. Secretary for Economic Development and Labour Stephen Ip Shu-kwan said ...

  7. Good times

    Posted Dec 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to our quality of life. Our power utilities provide reliable electricity supply, though the regulatory schemes need to be updated to promote energy efficiency and conservation, and the fuel mix ...

  8. Students channel green thinking

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... officials and corporate bigwigs. The event, the first inter-university forum set up to discuss environmental innovation, saw a gathering of minds to discuss energy, architectural design ... renewable sources of energy, but then someone said, 'Why don't we just think of better ways to use what we have?'' The three-hour forum, organised by 22 students from five ...

  9. Nothing that happens to dolphins in a tiny tank has conservation value

    Posted Jan 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that happens in a tiny tank at the command, or as Ms Gendron prefers to say 'cues', of humans, is unnatural behaviour and has no conservation value whatsoever. Perhaps Ocean Park could take ... is that they act spontaneously and every sighting is different and uncontrolled by humans. Furthermore, if Ocean Park's conservation message has been so successful among its millions of paying ...

  10. HK needs overall plan to conserve heritage properties like Dragon Garden

    Posted Nov 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and post-war Chinese Renaissance estates? With government subsidies, the heritage properties could be properly conserved and managed, to be enjoyed by the public. This need not preclude owners from ... incentives. It is time to set some really good examples for heritage conservation and not narrowly define economic incentives as purely preservation-cum-development. Cynthia Lee Hong-yee, founder, ...




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