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  1. Tsang 'did little' to improve air

    Posted May 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chee-hwa, Friends of the Earth said. It urged Tsang's successor, Leung Chun-ying, to roll out more assertive measures to combat the problem. 'Tung had set clear objectives, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001283/tsang-did-little-improve-air
  2. City dodging duty on air targets, group says

    Posted Dec 15th 2008, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... 'interim target-1' standard, which measures particulate matter. Friends of the Earth noted yesterday that it was the lowest standard among the four listed by the WHO for countries at different ... for an hour on March 28 to join the WWF's 'Earth Hour' global campaign that rallies people to save energy. Trevor Yang Chi-hsin, chairman of WWF Hong Kong, said the government and more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/663930/city-dodging-duty-air-targets-group-says
  3. Policy address failed to deal with Hong Kong's serious pollution problems

    Posted Nov 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... who chooses to put his higher public acceptance ahead of the public's health and a clean environment. Edwin Lau Che-feng, director, general affairs, Friends of the Earth (HK) ... on our electricity bills will only encourage people to consume more electricity. This rebate is the most non eco-friendly freebie among other 'candies'. Mr Tsang has sprinkled more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983530/policy-address-failed-deal-hong-kongs-serious-pollution-problems
  4. In Brief

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Activists call for carbon controls Six green groups are pressing the government to impose carbon dioxide emission controls on power plants. The call, ahead of today's motion debate in the legislature about Hong Kong's response to climate change, comes from Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth, WWF, Green Sense, Greeners Action and Clear the Air. Four activists from the groups ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/617423/brief
  5. Tsang, Leong feeling the heat over bad air

    Posted Mar 13th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... climate change in his platform,' said Greenpeace campaigner Frances Yeung. Chu Hon-keung, environmental affairs manager for Friends of the Earth, complained that environmentalists had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/584840/tsang-leong-feeling-heat-over-bad-air
  6. Jacket and tie not required in clean-air drive

    Posted Jul 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... energy conservation. The Friends of the Earth welcomed the campaign to dress casually but said its success hinged on Mr Tsang's determination to 'liberate himself from his bow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/556226/jacket-and-tie-not-required-clean-air-drive
  7. Emissions targets given top priority

    Posted Oct 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they could meet the targets. Friends of the Earth manager Hahn Chu Hon-keung said concrete measures were needed to ensure that the targets were met. He called for an opening up of access to the power ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/520225/emissions-targets-given-top-priority
  8. 'Beginner' air quality standards criticised

    Posted Oct 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on achievability. The pace of implementation would depend on public acceptance and affordability. Friends of the Earth expressed disappointment, while Greenpeace urged Mr Tsang to make a clear commitment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/656367/beginner-air-quality-standards-criticised
  9. Tsang: no regrets, I did my best

    Posted Oct 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... affairs manager of Friends of the Earth, wondered whether Tsang had exaggerated his contribution towards reducing roadside air pollution, as there was no clear benchmark to set against his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/981721/tsang-no-regrets-i-did-my-best
  10. Hangover from our handover status quo

    Posted Jun 29th 2007, 12:00am by Mei Ng

    ... in business class and look for a free upgrade to first class. Doubtless to say, those freebies will have to come from no other place than the mainland. Mei Ng is a board member of Friends of the Earth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/598619/hangover-our-handover-status-quo

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