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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Guangdong demonstrators take to streets for second day to protest waste incinerator plans

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 02:19pm by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Police guard government building in Huizhou as locals keep up protest Residents make last push against rubbish plant Demonstrations against a controversial waste incinerator project continued in Huizhou in Guangdong yesterda ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1592354/guangdong-demonstrators-take-streets-second-day-protest-waste-incinerator
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    New plan for Tuen Mun landfill extension fails to satisfy councillors

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:22am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... pledged to develop the project in two phases, with the second phase a "reserve", but did not specify under what conditions it would not be used. Chan Wan-sang, of the Democratic Alliance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594898/new-plan-tuen-mun-landfill-extension-fails-satisfy-councillors
  3. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Philippines orders evacuation as Mayon volcano threatens to erupt

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 01:17pm

    ... of rocks, killing four foreign tourists and their local tour guide. The 2,460-metre Mayon is famed for its near-perfect cone but has a long history of deadly eruptions. In 1814, more than 1,200 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1593772/philippines-orders-evacuation-mayon-volcano-threatens-erupt
  4. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    CO2 surge drove greenhouse gas levels to new high last year, says WMO

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 07:22pm by Reuters

    ... when reliable global records began. The second most important greenhouse gas, methane, continued to grow at a similar rate to the last five years, reaching a global average of 1824 parts per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1588759/co2-surge-drove-greenhouse-gas-levels-new-high-last-year-says-wmo
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Pearl River Delta governments axe cross-border air quality index

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 03:51am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... group Green Power, criticised the change as "a step backward" and a "loss of a common language in air pollution". He said that while the old index was compiled based ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1584636/pearl-river-delta-governments-axe-cross-border-air-quality-index
  6. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Laos agrees to tighter scrutiny of second Mekong River dam by neighbours

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 11:45pm by BLOOM

    ... too much into the change in language," said Phuong Nguyen, a research associate at the Washington-based Centre for Strategic and International Studies. "This may be partly an attempt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1542057/laos-agrees-tighter-scrutiny-second-mekong-river-dam-neighbours
  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - ENVIRONMENT

    Green Building Week aims to change people’s daily lives

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 11:52am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Green Building Week aims to change people's lives The Hong Kong Green Building Council, a non-profit organisation, is gearing up for next week's launch of its second annual campaign to boost public awareness of green lifestyles. The built environment has a huge impact on society, as do people's lifestyles. And that was why the Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1579133/green-building-week-aims-change-peoples-daily-lives
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Runway report slammed for leaving out risk of polluting vessels

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Runway report 'left out polluting vessels' The Airport Authority has come under fire for failing to assess the potential water pollution caused by construction barges working on the proposed third runway. The concerns were raised by members of a subcommittee of the Advisory Council on the Environment, which met for the second time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573020/runway-report-slammed-leaving-out-risk-polluting-vessels
  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Increasing food imports will ease water and energy shortages, environment official says

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:46am by Reuters

    ... and has slowly introduced foreign corn into the domestic market. But it remains reluctant to allow large-scale imports of staples such as wheat or rice and has vowed to keep its total food ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1561412/increasing-food-imports-will-ease-water-and-energy-shortages-environment
  10. Lifestyle - Books - ENVIRONMENT

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

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

    ... 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. ... inland towns and shunts more than 250 million citizens to high ground. Cue the Second People's Republic of China, a bastion of efficiency amid the turmoil besetting liberal democracies, says ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1546503/book-review-collapse-civilisation-naomi-oreskes-and-erik-conway

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