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  1. Comment - Letters

    Environment Bureau has failed to learn from its previous costly mistakes

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 04:25am by LETTERS

    ... Environment Bureau has failed to learn from costly mistakes Last month, the Finance Committee wisely postponed acting on the Environment Bureau's request to build an organic waste ... year to operate. The debate in the committee laid bare the bureau's inexperience in planning major infrastructure for waste management. The capital cost when the facility was first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1565061/environment-bureau-has-failed-learn-its-previous-costly-mistakes
  2. Environment bureau wins UN ozone-protection prize

    Posted Sep 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The national environmental bureau aims to halve the number of locally made ozone-damaging products by 2005 and to stop their production five years later. The announcement was made ... to officials of the world body's ozone-action programme, the prize recognises the bureau's efforts to cut emissions of chlorofluorocarbon compounds (CFCs), which have been blamed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/428176/environment-bureau-wins-un-ozone-protection-prize
  3. Environment bureau 'needs a professional'

    Posted May 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Failure to restore professionals to the upper tiers of the Environmental Protection Department could violate the spirit of a law, according to the Civic Party and a union. In a constitutional affairs panel meeting yesterday discussing the prop ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/593501/environment-bureau-needs-professional
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Environment chief calls for talks on Lantau incinerator

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:09pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com The environment minister called for a discussion on building an incinerator as a part of Hong Kong’s waste strategy, calling it irresponsible if talks ... was sensible and reasonable, despite truck drivers' concerns that it might disrupt their livelihoods. On conflict between environment and development, Wong said there were already rules outlining ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1132897/environment-chief-calls-talks-lantau-incinerator
  5. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Environment chief Wong Kam-sing's Ice Bucket Challenge has green focus

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:00am by Victoria Ann Duthie and Lai Ying-kit

    ... Victoria Ann Duthie and Lai Ying-kit Environment chief makes serious point as he takes Ice Bucket Challenge Freezing cold, wet — and green Another minister has risen to the Ice Bucket Challenge- this time also raising awareness about green issues. A day after commerce chief Greg So Kam-leung took a freezing shower, environmental minister Wong Kam-sing poured a bucket of cold water ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578667/environment-chief-wong-kam-sings-ice-bucket-challenge-has-green-focus
  6. Comment - Letters

    Bureau misled panel on incinerator

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 04:32am by LETTERS

    ... Bureau misled panel on proposed Shek Kwu Chau incinerator How low will the Environment Bureau go to inflict the worst and costliest waste-disposal option on Hong Kong? In April 2012, its proposal to build a mega incinerator off Shek Kwu Chau was rejected by Legco's panel on environmental affairs. Yet on Monday, February 24, the bureau presented the same proposal to the panel, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1439633/bureau-misled-panel-incinerator
  7. Lifestyle - Technology - ENVIRONMENT

    Miniscule midge survives in frozen Antarctic environment

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 01:14am by AFP

    ... being frozen, dehydrated and blasted with radiation in an ultra-tough environment, scientists say. Slightly bigger than a flea, the wingless bug spends most of its two-year larval stage frozen ... an adaptation to the extreme environment," said Kelley. The midge lacks much of the so-called "junk DNA"- repetitive sequences and shorter stretches of non-encoding DNA- that all insects ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1575009/miniscule-midge-survives-frozen-antarctic-environment
  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Education Bureau puts liberal studies under the microscope

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 09:49am by Linda Yeung

    ... of the new curriculum, the Education Bureau is seeking views from schools and other stakeholders on improving the subject's curriculum and assessment methods. Students have griped about ... I could not find them after school and I ended up doing it mostly on my own." The bureau is due to make recommendations on refining the IES this July and on liberal studies by July next year. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1437231/education-bureau-puts-liberal-studies-under-microscope
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Can technology and the environment save us from ourselves?

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 05:07pm by Andrew Sheng

    ... Andrew Sheng Andrew Sheng says the idealism found in a 1970 book is still relevant in today's materialistic world Technology and the environment offer a way to achieve sustainable ... their feeling of alienation from the parents' generation and frustration about inequality, unemployment and the destruction of our environment. Re-reading Reich this week, I was struck by his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1564266/can-technology-and-environmentsave-us-ourselves
  10. News - China - AWARDS

    Journalist Hu Shuli and environment lawyer win 'Asia's Nobel', the Ramon Magsaysay Award

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 03:58am by AP, Li Jing

    ... yesterday. Hu's "unrelenting commitment to truthful, relevant and unassailable journalism" had defied China's restrictive media environment, the foundation said. Wang Canfa ... legal means to protect the environment, for more than 30 years. We've published many laws, but the country is still facing a lot of problems in actual implementation." Among other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1563743/journalist-hu-shuli-and-environment-lawyer-win-asias-nobel-ramon

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