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  1. Environmental group needs green engineer

    Posted May 05th 2007, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... Elizabeth Horscroft Environmental Resources Management (ERM), is a leader in the field of environmental, risk, health and safety issues. Clients turn to ERM for advice when complying ... and manage their liabilities associated with the operations or assets they want to buy or sell and can clean up contamination. 'We carry out independent environmental studies and assessments ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/591600/environmental-group-needs-green-engineer
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Environmental refugees on the rise

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am by Andrew Lam

    ... environmental ruin The rising tide The modern world has long thought of refugees in strictly political terms, victims in a world riven by competing ideologies. But as climate change continues unabated, there is a growing population of displaced men, women and children whose homes have been rendered unliveable thanks to a wide spectrum of environmental disasters. Despite their numbers, and their need, most ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1016301/environmental-refugees-rise
  3. Alert system a priority: experts

    Posted Jan 04th 2005, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... an earthquake warning network and forecasting system for current and future large-scale water resources protection be established,' they said. The petition has been signed by six environmental ... warning system in the southwest. They said it would help prevent a human disaster such as the Asian tsunami triggered by the recent Indonesian earthquake. A geological warning network was critical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/484201/alert-system-priority-experts
  4. Insurers push coverage against environmental damage

    Posted Apr 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... improve its environmental security before it buys coverage, and thereby a system of requiring such insurance raises pollution standards. Insurers will not cover a company which is not already ... Russek said. The State Environmental Protection Administration (Sepa) in February introduced a 'green insurance system' requiring industrial companies to buy insurance against potential ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/632565/insurers-push-coverage-against-environmental-damage
  5. Mandatory recycling laws urgently needed

    Posted Apr 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... items such as televisions and computers, which can cause severe environmental damage, yet remain ungoverned by legislation. Our landfills will be full in a matter of years. A decade could pass before plans for an incinerator reach fruition. But incineration alone will not resolve our waste management problems. Measures must include a robust mandatory recycling programme that ensures ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/632789/mandatory-recycling-laws-urgently-needed
  6. Environmental watchdog barks, but who listens?

    Posted Jul 05th 2007, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao It is no surprise that the mainland's top environmental watchdog has bared its teeth again at local authorities and industrial polluters after a spate of water crises ... Environmental Protection Administration (Sepa) over the past three years, which have attracted much fanfare on the mainland, few are impressed by the watchdog's vows to clean up the country's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/599402/environmental-watchdog-barks-who-listens
  7. Hong Kong's unseen environmental disaster

    Posted Jul 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... endless redemption. Chu Hon-keung is environmental affairs manager of Friends of the Earth (HK) ... the Civil Engineering Department granted an illegal reclamation contract without the approval of the Environmental Protection Department, leading to a $270 million compensation claim ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/461741/hong-kongs-unseen-environmental-disaster
  8. Electronic waste sent to the mainland despite ban

    Posted May 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The mainland's law was passed in 2008 but it has taken several years to implement. Despite the delay, the Hong Kong government has yet to figure out a sustainable approach to managing its own electronic ... and casings. The government said it inspected the site this month and found 'no violation of environmental law requirements' and observed 'some simple dismantling operations'. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/967172/electronic-waste-sent-mainland-despite-ban
  9. A natural disaster made worse by underfunding

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the city greatly improves its inadequate infrastructure and sewage system, and puts in place an efficient emergency management system. Weather forecasting is notoriously unpredictable, but mainland ... as it was last summer, even though the rain was much lighter then. Obviously, the inadequate and underfunded sewage system cannot cope. On the national level, Beijing is not alone. Almost all the major ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1007509/natural-disaster-made-worse-underfunding
  10. Package of incentives helps big developer retain staff

    Posted Dec 13th 2007, 12:00am by Rosheen Rodwell

    ... said Weymond Lam Hong-wai, deputy general manager of human resources. The company's human resources department has to ensure that the SCRS system is fair and fully accepted by its staff. ... Holdings, one of the finalists in the large enterprise category of the HKIHRM/SCMP People Management Awards 2007, is responsible for 90 million sqft of reclaimed land, 11 hospitals and enough ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/619379/package-incentives-helps-big-developer-retain-staff

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