• Saturday
  • August 30, 2014
  • Last updated: 11:17am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 105 for european commission

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Guangdong to launch carbon permits market second in size only to European Union

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 03:40am by Reuters

    ... for this year, the provincial Development and Reform Commission said at its website. Most permits, including 97 per cent of what emitters get, will be given out free on December 10, but the local ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Swimmers not told for hours about large leak of raw sewage into the sea

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:56am by CHEUNG CHI-FAIR, Ernest Kao

    ... was commissioned in May. Anthony Tsang Kwok-leung, chief engineer of the Drainage Services Department's harbour area treatment scheme, denied there was any cover-up but acknowledged there was room ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Troubled waters: huge Poyang Lake dam 'back on the agenda'

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 04:37am by Li Jing

    ... might be moving closer to approval, according to a provincial official. The National Development and Reform Commission discussed the Poyang Lake dam project late last month, said Liao Jinyuan, ...

  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Shenzhen's reach for stars puts Deep Bay wetland birds at risk

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by He Huifeng

    ... area will be converted into a dense urban centre, according to a blueprint posted on the website of the city's Urban Planning Land and Resources Commission. Officials hope to develop a bay ... Department did not return calls seeking comment, nor did Shenzhen's urban planning commission. Dr Wen Xianji- a mangrove specialist for WWF, which manages the nature reserve- said ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Runway report slammed for leaving out risk of polluting vessels

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... insisted the most effective way of protecting the area was to deploy the curtains only at a number of "strategic and active" areas. Meanwhile, a poll commissioned by WWF Hong Kong found ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Third runway's sky-high emissions

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 05:28am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... a study has found. The emissions estimate from the study, commissioned by the Airport Authority, is higher than Friends of the Earth's estimate in November that the runway would cause up ... the authority of turning a blind eye to the snowballing level of carbon emissions and asked if the social and environmental costs were worth paying. The authority commissioned environmental consultancy ...

  7. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Global Oceans Commission calls for international maritime police force

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 04:53pm by The Guardian in London

    ... Costa Rican president, Jose Maria Figueres, who together serve as co-chairs of the Global Oceans Commission, will formally unveil their ideas for ocean reform in a report next June. But the two ... in an interview. “There are parts of the high seas that are certainly anarchic. There are parts of the high seas that look too much like the wild west.” The commission is understood to be in discussions ...

  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    EU urges China to roll out carbon trading nationwide ahead of 2020 target

    Posted May 28th 2014, 05:01am by Li Jing

    ... not expose the country to greater international pressure to agree to a new climate treaty. Jos Delbeke, director general of the European Commission's Climate Action initiative, said the wider ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Top European climate official says a carbon cap would not expose Beijing to greater pressure to agree to a new international climate treaty EU presses ...

  9. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Laos agrees to tighter scrutiny of second Mekong River dam by neighbours

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 11:45pm by BLOOM

    ... instead undergo a process known as prior consultation, giving member nations the opportunity to address any harmful effects on the environment, according to the Mekong River Commission, which ... reduced fisheries and agricultural productivities, and degradation of biodiversity," the 2011 filing said. The Laotian government said at a meeting on Thursday of the commission ...

  10. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Sahara desert dust shrouds London as 'perfect storm' for air pollution hits

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:41am by BLOOM

    ... is also importing pollution." Britain has struggled to reduce pollution levels and the European Commission in February threatened to sue the country for failing to meet limits on nitrogen ...




SCMP.com Account