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  1. News - Hong Kong - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Environmental report key to future of third runway at Hong Kong airport

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:10am by Ernest Kao and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... over 50 years. But green activists say the social and environmental costs, including carbon emissions, could also be in the hundreds of billions. As well as the issue of the dolphins, ... Ernest Kao and Cheung Chi-fai Public must accept assessment on airport expansion, which green groups say will harm marine environment Environmental report key to future of third runway ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Married to a cause, Rachel Pang Hoi-yan and Hui Fai promote environmental issues

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau elaine.yau@scmp.com A husband-and-wife team has taken environmental advocacy to a new level GREEN TO THEA CORE Many people are advocates of green living but Rachel Pang Hoi-yan ... Fai, Environmental Blogger "So many plastic bottles end up in landfills every year. Yet MTR Corporation, a public company, has not installed any water fountains in its stations, although ...

  3. Sport - Rugby

    Waste not, want not: the Sevens launches environmental initiative

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 12:00pm

    ... into an environmentally-conscious event.” Food waste has been targeted as a key priority. All box and suite holders have been issued a letter from Loh’s office to inform patrons about the importance of more accurate ... The HKRFU will also leverage the captive audience of 40,000 daily spectators to raise awareness of environmental issues. Campaign messages on proper recycling and minimising waste will be broadcast ...

  4. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Beef most costly protein based on environmental harm, US study finds

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 09:57pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington World counts environmental cost of a good steak Beef is by far the most costly protein when it comes to the environmental damage wreaked by feeding ... back on those environmental costs, the authors recommended "minimising beef consumption". Raising livestock for food was a practice that contributed to 20 per cent of global ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    China faces monumental challenges in tackling environmental degradation

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 03:23am by Martin Williams

    ... and heating, a haze of smog sometimes settled over the land. Indeed, China was already facing serious issues such as pollution, deforestation, erosion and loss of wildlife, which were detailed in The Bad Earth: Environmental Degradation in China by US-based geographer Vaclav Smil. Published in 1983, The Bad Earth was a pioneering work, drawing on a multitude of sources including Chinese ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Ozone pollution in Hong Kong at worst level in a decade: environmental report

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 05:56pm by Ernest Kao

    ... an environmental group found. This was despite a slight improvement in levels of nitrogen dioxide, sulphur dioxide and particulate matters in the first six months of the year compared with the same period ... Meanwhile, a slight drop in nitrogen dioxide concentrations at both roadside and general stations was recorded in the first half of the year compared with the same period last year. An Environmental ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Third runway environmental report must be challenged by lawmakers and residents

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 02:17pm by EDWIN LAU

    ... Edwin Lau Edwin Lau calls on Hongkongers to study environmental impact claims Questions must be raised over third runway report All project developers are required by law to conduct an environmental impact assessment and honestly report the potential effects their project may have. Yet the government and legislators should not rely solely on such a report when considering whether ...

  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China’s top oil firm blacklisted for environmental breaches

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 05:34pm by Reuters

    ... the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) is under mounting pressure to strike hard against powerful industrial firms long given a relatively free hand to pollute in the quest for profit. ... found to have violated a range of environmental regulations during inspections conducted in December. In addition to CNPC, the list included projects by state-owned Baotou Iron and Steel ...

  9. Getting to the root of environmental issues

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis For almost a decade Plato K.T. Yip (see picture opposite) has been closely associated with Hong Kong's environmental issues as a lobbyist, specialist adviser, educator ... that he developed a deeper interest in the way environmental planning and policies are formulated. 'I was liaising with many different people on all levels, so I felt I should learn more ...

  10. Sector must address environmental issues, says academic

    Posted Jul 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... attention to pollution and other environmental issues in logistics,' said Professor Ru. 'Compared with information and funding needed for modernisation, creating a modern ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Environmental logistics is urgently needed but remains an emerging concept that is far from well-received in the mainland at the moment, according to Professor Ru ...




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