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  1. Business - Companies - ENVIRONMENT

    Merchants step up protest over Cathay Pacific's shark fin cargo ban

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... Joanna Chiu joanna.chiu@scmp.com Merchants step up protest over Cathay shark fin ban Shark fin merchants will stage their second protest in as many weeks today against Cathay Pacific's decision to stop carrying shark fins on its cargo flights. The pl ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chengdu mainland's most liveable city, says Asia Development Bank

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:06am by Toh Han Shih

    ... the Environmental Liveability Index, whose factors include water and air quality and solid waste and environmental management, with the latest data from 2011. The index is higher in southeastern coastal ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Greens call for study on ozone in Tung Chung

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 04:48am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... of ambient air pollution in the government's pollution index. Tung Chung, developed in the 1990s alongside the airport, was in the top three for pollution. Ozone was the dominant pollutant. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Worst smog of the year prompts Hong Kong government health warning

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by Ernest Kao

    ... to health. All but two general stations and all of the roadside stations were at level 10+, the highest level on the government's Air Quality Health Index (AQHI), introduced last year. At 2pm, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Local businesses 'dragging heels over global warming'

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 05:54am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Report shows alarmingly few local businesses publish carbon footprint reports, making it harder for city to deal with global warming Firms slow to tackle climate change Fewer than one in 10 companies listed on the Hang Seng Composite Index publish reports on their carbon footprints, in a "worrying" sign of a business sector dragging its ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Toxic air fears over PLA warships moored in Victoria Harbour

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:21am by Ernest Kao

    ... behind the Hedley Environmental Index, said heavy concentrations of high-sulphur fuels- or bunker fuels- close to a densely populated area like Central would be especially harmful due ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    New air quality index hits highest level on second day

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 02:36am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Authorities issue health warning after reading in Causeway Bay, but say Tai Po's was inaccurate Air quality index hits highest level twice in a day The new air quality health index (AQHI) hit its most serious level not once but twice yesterday- though one was a false alarm. At noon yesterday, the general air quality monitoring station in Tai ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong joins world study on health impact of air pollution

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 10:40am by LO WEI

    ... developed its Hedley Environmental Index to estimate the number of deaths, medical consultations and other costs linked to air pollution. Wong said the data gleaned from the new study would be more ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Regulators order swift end to smog insurance sales

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 12:42pm by Reuters in Shanghai

    ... by smog. It also said it would pay 300 yuan if the city’s official smog index exceeded the hazardous 300 level for five consecutive days. Ping An had formed a partnership with an online travel ... that had already been sold would be honoured, the China Daily reported. Beijing’s official air quality index (AQI), which measures airborne pollutants including particulate matter and sulphur ...

  10. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

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

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

    ... Bloomberg in London Saharan dust shrouds London as pollution rises Saharan dust blowing in from North Africa shrouded skyscrapers in London's financial district, coated residents' cars and pushed pollution to high levels yesterday. The city's pollution index reached seven on a scale of 1-10, meaning those with lung and heart problems should reduce exercise, ...




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