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  1. Comment - Letters

    KMB focused on transport efficiency and environmental protection

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:00am by LETTERS

    ... KMB focused on efficiency and the environment I would like to respond to the letter written by Mr Wilkie Wong (" Too many buses are less than half full ", June 16), in which the author questioned the need for 12.8-metre long buses when many buse ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1537010/kmb-focused-transport-efficiency-and-environmental-protection
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Disturbing U-turn on flawed environmental report for third runway

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 01:34pm by SAMANTHA LEE

    ... Samantha Lee Samantha Lee says airport officials' measures to address environmental concerns over third runway remain inadequate, despite marine parks plan Still flawed The Advisory Council on the Environment will meet on Monday to discuss whether to advise the Environmental Protection Department to give the green light to the third-runway plan. After a closed-door meeting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1590821/disturbing-u-turn-onflawed-environmental-report-third-runway
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hoi Ha plan fails test for environmental protection

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 07:09pm by Wilson Lau

    ... that the government might be facilitating the destruction of protected areas for conservation. Planning procedures should defend places of high ecological value from wanton destruction and damage. ... in this task, we have formulated a process for the systematic evaluation of sites, in an attempt to integrate conservation value in planning decisions. The 2012 publication, "Protecting Sites ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1333776/hoi-ha-plan-fails-test-environmental-protection
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Third runway environmental report must be challenged by lawmakers and residents

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

    ... The public has only 30 days to examine the metre-thick documents and raise questions to the Airport Authority. I was a member of the Environmental Protection Department's Advisory Council ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1553977/third-runway-environmental-report-must-be-challenged-lawmakers-and-residents
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Protecting workers' rights is good for business, in China and elsewhere

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 12:00pm by LOWELL CHOW

    ... Lowell Chow Lowell Chow finds Chinese companies becoming more open to change Protecting workers' human rights is good for business A report this month by the Fair Labour Association ... conditions and environmental pollution. This week, we looked at 223 such approaches: 127 to Chinese companies regarding concerns about their operations at home or overseas; and 96 to non-Chinese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1580756/protecting-workers-rights-good-business-china-and-elsewhere
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Government must insist on taking polluting vehicles off our roads

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by SIMON NG

    ... Simon Ng Simon Ng says officials must insist on removing old polluting trucks from our roads because it benefits us all, including the affected drivers Time to deliver "I have been a lorry driver for my entire life and exposed to all sorts of fumes c ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1249827/government-must-insist-taking-polluting-vehicles-our-roads
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Dubious windows show flat buyers need better protection

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 03:47am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Flat buyers need better protection Hong Kong flats are notorious for their small sizes and weird designs- window sills as big as a bed; balconies too narrow to be used; ... around environmental and planning rules. Most buyers are not even aware of it until the flat is handed over. Tight building rules and limited living space mean residential projects are often ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1547455/dubious-windows-show-flat-buyers-need-better-protection
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's beefed up environmental law welcome, but still needs bite

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 05:18am by SCMP Editorial

    ... at a level that is an acceptable cost against gains to be made. Those days are numbered, thanks to amendments to an environmental protection law lifting caps on penalties in a sweeping revision ... that has spoiled much of China's water, air and soil. They give the Ministry for Environmental Protection the authority to take stronger punitive action, such as shutting down persistent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1497280/chinas-beefed-environmental-law-welcome-still-needs-bite
  9. 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
  10. 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

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