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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. News - World

    Climate change threat looms for many species

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... priorities should be revised to take account of the emerging climate risks, for instance to decide where to locate protected areas for wildlife, the scientists wrote. “Climate change ... on the work of more than 100 scientists around the world. The IUCN groups governments, scientists and environmental groups. Birds including the emperor penguin and the little owl and amphibians ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1260158/climate-change-threat-looms-many-species
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Turn up the heat on climate negotiators for 2015 deal

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 12:00am by MICHAEL JACOBS

    ... to ensure equity and protect their right to develop. Climate action should be viewed as a means to improve the well-being of the world's poorest people- those who most need an agreement- rather ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1108372/turn-heat-climate-negotiators-2015-deal
  5. 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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/594340/carbon-technology-billed-key-energy-and-environmental-goals
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Climate talks underachieve, again

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... Gwynne Dyer Gwynne Dyer says our inability to do enough to cope with climate change will end in disaster As temperaturesrise,the failed targets add up They made some progress at the international talks on controlling climate change, held this year in Qata ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1102287/climate-talks-underachieve-again
  7. Officials pave way for improved environment protection

    Posted Mar 05th 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan in Beijing Authorities aim to strengthen environmental protection and enforcement in the course of the 11th five-year plan, according to a report by the National Development ... move from a policy of salvage to prevention,' the report said. The commission's main environmental protection programme encompasses five key projects: protection of the Yangtze, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/539102/officials-pave-way-improved-environment-protection
  8. Climate probe

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Environmental Protection Department has hired a consulting company to do a climate change study of Hong Kong. Given our varied pollution problems, what areas should the study focus on? Write to us ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/631794/climate-probe
  9. Change in pollution law relaxes controls over power plants

    Posted Apr 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Environmental Protection Department (EPD) to set emissions caps for power plants in Hong Kong having regard to: The best practical means for preventing the emission of air pollutants; The attainment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/634263/change-pollution-law-relaxes-controls-over-power-plants
  10. Crackdown on cities with major lead pollution

    Posted May 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of environmental assessment studies in cities with major pollution problems. The new notice issued by the Environmental Protection Ministry on Wednesday also said executives of companies using the toxic ... in Deqing county in Huzhou city, Zhejiang province, where at least 99 children were found suffering from lead poisoning, Environmental Protection Ministry spokesman Tao Detian criticised the local ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/968242/crackdown-cities-major-lead-pollution

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