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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    'Three Earths needed' if the world lived like Hong Kong, WWF warns

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:33am by Ernest Kao

    ... have global impact through our local choices," he said. Cheung Chi-wah, head of the group's footprint programme, said the collective bargaining power of Hongkongers could have ...

  2. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Oil spill feared off Canada's west coast after Russian ship loses power

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 06:39am by AP

    ... as it made its way from Everett in the US state of Washington to Russia. The Council of the Haida Nation said the Coast Guard Ship Gordon Reid managed to secure a towline and the two vessels were ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Pupils convince ESF schools to go green

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:41am by Staff Reporter

    ... made the plea to the primary and secondary school heads at a meeting of ESF's committee of principals. There are many reasons local schools have been slow to adopt recycled paper, Park ...

  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing marks Apec summit with extra public holiday, moves to cut pollution

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 04:54am by Angela Meng

    ... month. Zhuang Zhidong, deputy head of Beijing's environmental protection bureau, said the measures would reduce pollution during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum meeting. Local ...

  5. Business - Commodities - ENVIRONMENT

    EU factories to pocket US$2.5b selling emissions permits

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 06:05am by Bloomberg

    ... higher input costs," said Mark Meyrick, head of carbon at Eneco. "Power companies will be feeling the pinch and the price may well rise quickly once demand comes through ... in the next six years have a natural incentive to sell, according to Jaap van Dijk, head of environmental products trading at Citigroup in London. Some steel companies might use their surplus ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Sai Kung coral hit by rapid die-off

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... on the algae being able to conduct photosynthesis," he said. Dr Cheng Luk-ki, the head of science and conservation at Green Power, said there was no evidence of any long-term worsening ... of the potential adverse impact on coral of a chemical found in certain sunscreens, citing recent research by scientists from the United States, Israel and Singapore published in the journal Ecotoxicology ...

  7. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    First commercial carbon-capture project, in Canada, will be closely watched

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 03:47am by Reuters

    ... encourage governments and companies that have recently cut investment in CCS to reconsider. "Finally, people cannot say that this is unproven technology," said Frederic Hauge, head ...

  8. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Half the world's wild animals have been wiped out since 1970

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 10:23pm by GDN

    ... populations, covering 3,000 species. This data was then used to create a representative Living Planet Index, reflecting the state of all 45,000 known vertebrates. "We have all heard of the FTSE ... such as the European eel and the hellbender salamander in the United States have crashed, recoveries have also been seen. Otters were nearly extinct in England but thanks to conservation efforts now live ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    U.S. seeks a solution to Asian carp invasion

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 03:29am by Angela Meng

    ... to saving the fragile natural habitat of America's Great Lakes and a US$7 billion-a-year fishing industry. Freshwater ecosystems in the United States are in peril from a growing population ... Fishery Institute and other government units met US federal and state authorities, universities and the Nature Conservancy this month to discuss ways to restore the dwindling carp population ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    US and China collaborating on clean energy projects

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:18am by Bloomberg

    ... there have been hiccups- joint estimates of China's potential shale-gas reserves were stymied by the government's treatment of geological data as a "state secret"- by July, Obama ... according to the UN official heading the world body's climate work. Unless supplies of "low-carbon or no-carbon energy" were tripled or quadrupled, heat waves that now occurred once ...




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