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  1. Comment - Letters

    Wind power is not free and not green

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by CONTRIBUTORS

    ... The trouble with 'free', 'green' energy is it's not free and not green Laurence Brahm ("The great green grid", November 28) promotes a massive push by China to invest in so-called "green" energy- including indu ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1100265/wind-power-not-free-and-not-green
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China needs incentives for environmental health and safety

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Henry Miller

    ... Today, it is the world's second-largest economy, with a thriving manufacturing sector and a rapidly growing, prosperous middle class. Until relatively recently, environmental protection ... Henry Miller Henry Miller says China can beef up its health and environmental policies as the West did A safety culture rests on the right incentives China's environmental authorities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1068062/china-needs-incentives-environmental-health-and-safety
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong's waste-charges plan get broad support, poll shows

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Environmental Protection Department poll shows 60 per cent of respondents back scheme as a way to tackle rubbish-disposal problems Waste-charges plan ... of delays. Officials had pledged to introduce quantity-based solid-waste charges scheme, in which people pay according to how much rubbish they dump, by 2007. The Environmental Protection Department ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1099414/hong-kongs-waste-charges-plan-get-broad-support-government-poll-shows
  4. Comment - Letters

    Government must pave way for hybrid taxis

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... of hybrid vehicles. It could offer taxi owners subsidies or allow them to pay for the new, environmentally friendly vehicle in instalments. The owners could also be offered an extended warranty over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1114733/government-must-pave-way-hybrid-taxis
  5. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    World's biggest and oldest trees dying at alarming rate, research finds

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in Australia and the US, published in Science, said ecosystems worldwide were in danger of losing forever their largest and oldest trees unless there were policy changes to better protect them. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1100091/worlds-biggest-and-oldest-trees-dying-alarming-rate-research-finds
  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Sinopec closes three petroleum plants after pollution exposed on state TV

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... environmental pollution breaches. In rare coverage by state television, CCTV broadcast footage yesterday showing inspectors from the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Guangdong's provincial environmental protection bureau berating the company for repeated regulatory violations. Zhou Quan , director of the bureau's inspection office, pounded a table and shouted: "This is a blatant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1048068/sinopec-closes-three-petroleum-plants-after-pollution-exposed-state-tv
  7. News - China

    China seeks to stem environmental protests

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 08:54pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... large protests around the country over pollution. Minister for Environmental Protection Zhou Shengxian told reporters on Monday that the government will increase transparency and public involvement in decisions regarding large projects with potential environmental impact. Zhou said China is in a “sensitive period” as an increasingly educated and wealthy public rejects industrial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1080978/china-seeks-stem-environmental-protests
  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Green activists spend 100,000 yuan on NY Times ad aimed at Xi's environmental policy

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... environmental protection advertisements in mainland and overseas newspapers, said the advertisement might be their last hope of attracting the top leadership's attention. "We've tried ... activists said. However, "mainland official are apt to talk about environmental protection, but we have witnessed exactly the opposite," Wu said. "That's why we stress ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1099417/green-activists-spend-100000-yuan-ny-times-ad-aimed-xis-environmental
  9. Comment - Debates

    Environmental assessment for third runway inadequate

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... submitted a project profile to the Environmental Protection Department in late June so it could embark on an environmental impact assessment. However, the authority appears, on purpose, to have ... After all, as well as protecting public health it is equally important that the director of environmental protection ensures the project is in line with the government's low-carbon ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/debates/article/1008764/environmental-assessment-third-runway-inadequate
  10. News - World - MEXICO

    Gunmen kill environmental activist in south Mexico

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 11:47am by Associated Press in Mexico City

    ... Associated Press in Mexico City A band of gunmen killed an environmental activist who had received death threats for standing up to drug gangs and had a police guard when she was ambushed ... could get a cell phone signal since there are no telephones in the village. They were ambushed despite the presence of 10 state police officers who were protecting them, state prosecutors said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1094500/gunmen-kill-environmental-activist-south-mexico

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