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  1. International Trade Fair on Environmental Protection

    Posted Oct 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... equipment, systems and raw materials (which includes biodegradable and eco-friendly raw materials; environmental protection equipment and fittings; transport, collection and sorting of waste; solid ... and environment conservation); management and protection systems and technologies (which includes electronic surveillance, monitoring and management systems; public sanitation; slope and ground ...

  2. environmental protection

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Word Power 1. When did the ParknShop start to stop automatically distributing plastic bags? a. last Wednesday b. Sunday c. yesterday 2. How much does the government is proposing to tax for each plastic bags? a. 20 cents b. 50 cents c. without any charges ...

  3. Would you switch to environmentally friendly light bulbs?

    Posted Jan 25th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... protect the environment. I will also ask my friends and classmates to switch to environmentally friendly light bulbs since they can save a lot of electricity and do less harm to the environment. ... the same. Many people underestimate the contribution environmentally friendly bulbs can make in protecting the Earth. I also adopt other eco-friendly practices, such as bringing my own shopping bag. ...

  4. Beijing considers losing cap on fines for environmental offenders

    Posted Aug 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for water polluters will be removed, Xinhua reported. The amendment, presented by State Environmental Protection Administration director Zhou Shengxian, classifies water pollution into four ... by environmental protection agencies existed at all levels, he said. 'I think the issue here is not whether we have good laws but how to ensure they are strictly carried out,' Mr Zhao said. ...

  5. Environmental pawns in a game of power

    Posted Nov 08th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with environmental protection. Clearly, they have to be offered greater incentives, preferably economic ones. Activists and journalists should be able to operate more freely to effectively monitor and expose ... increasingly politicised, because environmental degradation now threatens the very economic miracle that has brought recognition and legitimacy to the central government and its one-party rule. Tens ...

  6. Cone day gives a free lick to group's bid for environmental law update

    Posted Jun 26th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... to support their environmental causes. Last year the group handed out almost 10,000 free scoops of Cherry Garcia, Chunky Monkey, Phish Food and other flavours. The cause this year, the Clean Air Foundation, is a non-profit organisation that has filed a for judicial review of environmental laws and policies, arguing that they breach the Basic Law and international human rights law ...

  7. Environmental group urges firms to cut prospectuses, reveal impact

    Posted Dec 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... collected did not mention any environmental protection measures,' Green Sense president Roy Tam Hoi-pong said. 'Even when companies did include such measures, there were just one or two ... Scarlett Chiang A group has demanded that listing companies include environmental evaluations in prospectuses for their initial public offerings. The call by Green Sense came as the group ...

  8. Carbon technology billed as key to energy and environmental goals

    Posted May 26th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... on climate change and environmental protection, according to a US expert on China's energy strategy. Shandong is one of China's largest producers of both coal and oil. This makes ... for commercialising CCS technology and to work towards reducing tariffs on environmental goods. US energy companies hope China will become a key export market for environmental-protection technologies. ...

  9. Bad news outweighs the good as 'environmental deficit' grows

    Posted Jun 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A spokesman for the Environmental Protection Department did not directly respond to Mr Lau's comments. But he cited a number of programmes the department had put in place to improve air quality, ... Cheung Chi-fai Electricity consumption, pollution and waste-generation have surged since the handover, contributing to Hong Kong's growing 'environmental deficit', Friends ...

  10. Proposed environmental changes fall on deaf ears

    Posted Oct 25th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Zhou, Peter Simpson

    ... Games can breathe better air. But the host city's 'comprehensive environmental plans' outlined during the bidding period took a knock yesterday when it was revealed a scheme to make all of the capital's petrol stations environmentally friendly had spluttered to a halt. Only 173 fuelling stations of the 1,442 in the city- just over 8 per cent- have fulfilled ...




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