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  1. Run focuses on water crisis

    Posted Mar 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Writer Live Earth, a for-profit company that raises funds for green NGOs, is calling on Hongkongers to take part in an event to promote awareness of water shortages and help people who have no access to clean water. The Dow Live Earth Run for Water ...

  2. Public wants more focus on climate, survey shows

    Posted Jul 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Sin Most Hongkongers think the government should place a higher priority on addressing climate change, a global public opinion survey has found. The survey, which was conducted by WorldPublicOpinion.org at the University of Maryland in the United S ...

  3. Legco finally passes ban on idling engines

    Posted Mar 06th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... she supported the measure, she regretted the government had lost its focus in the fight against air pollution. 'Can officials prioritise their tasks better? It seems the idling ban has ... said. Eu said officials should focus on the biggest sources of pollution on the roads- buses and dirty diesel trucks. The city's huge budget surplus would have provided enough resources ...

  4. HK community must get more involved in plans for the delta

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... planning. 'One country, two systems' responded to the fears of many in China and Hong Kong, before the handover. But by now the focus should be on building one country out of two systems ... emission control areas to limit air pollution by the shipping industry and green ways to be kept free from development. But the action plan's focus is more on promoting what will be saved ...

  5. Lofty goals fuel demand for teachers

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by John Brennan

    ... provides a recruiting edge, not only because of our focus on professional development, but equally due to the potential for teachers to significantly increase their compensation in the second year ... 'Teaching in a private international school has provided me with an environment where I can focus on education, my professional development and I can grow as an educator.' Countdown Ten per ...

  6. TIDE turns

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Victoria Burrows

    ... difficulties with being sure the seafood they are being supplied with is actually sustainable. Cesare Romani, executive chef at the InterContinental Grand Stanford, last month ran a menu which focused ...

  7. Beijing's water plan doesn't go far enough, critics say

    Posted Feb 21st 2011, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... for a conservation plan that covers the whole economy in terms of its stability and security, rather than focusing on flood and drought prevention, Leung said. 'The Chinese government has moved from ... and a flood risk management strategy. Leung said the ADB would increase its lending from this year to 2013 to support the State Council's focus on managing water resources, but she did not give ...

  8. Air pollution takes corrosive toll on the city's health and finances

    Posted Feb 05th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Last month I was sitting in Tokyo's Haneda Airport looking out over the city's skyline. The perfectly clear blue skies, with unlimited visibility, were such a wonderful sight. Later, as the plane took off, Mount Fuji was clearly visible in the distance. Back in Hong Kong, the government's focus on pollution-accelerated deaths significantly avoids dealing ...

  9. A brave face, but climate talks look doomed

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... [China] is unlikely to see a breakthrough in Durban, South Africa, this year or even South Korea in 2012.' Many analysts predict that as long as China's primary focus remains on economic ...

  10. Size matters for eco-wary firm

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... custom-designed insulation around machines, installing LED lights, and using infrared cameras to identify 'hot spots' in factories where energy can be saved. There is also extra focus on better ...




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