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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Chance to host Formula E electric car race missed as pollution soars

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... car race snubbed as air pollution soars As pollution levels approached the worst ever recorded in Hong Kong, the government has snubbed a bid to bring one of the world's most ... also made public its preliminary list of eight cities selected to host races next year- omitting Hong Kong. The races will feature cars powered exclusively by electric energy. Hong Kong had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1187362/chance-host-formula-e-electric-car-race-missed-pollution-soars
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    ‘Hundreds of graves’ lying in Hong Kong's country parks and green belts

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 02:19pm

    ... on 500 sites over 4,000 hectares across the New Territories. That compares to just 800 hectares set aside for most of Hong Kong’s non-indigenous villager population for cemeteries and crematoriums. “Hong Kong land is already so scarce, but indigenous villagers can still buy and expand grave sites? This is an unfair land-use policy on the part of the government,” league founder Chu ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1410262/hundreds-graves-lying-hong-kongs-country-parks-and-green-belts
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Hong Kong airport rejigs air conditioning to save HK$5m a year

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com HK$20m project will make system more energy efficient and pay for itself in 4 years HK airport rejigs air conto save millions Hong Kong International Airport hopes to save around HK$5 million a year on its electricity bill after completing a HK$20 million project to make its air conditioning system more energy efficient. Ricky Leung Wing-kee, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1038534/hong-kong-airport-rejigs-air-conditioning-save-hk5m-year
  4. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Should some of China's carbon emissions be attributed to Hong Kong?

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by PATRICK LUI

    ... among researchers in the climate-change field since 2008. Take a look at the data from the International Energy Agency for territorial CO 2 emissions of mainland China, Hong Kong and the United States between 2005 and 2009 and you can see some startling figures. There were increases in CO 2 emissions in mainland China of 34 per cent and in Hong Kong of 17 per cent, while those ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1084902/should-some-chinas-carbon-emissions-be-attributed-hong-kong
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong's first electric coach is faster, lighter

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... CLP, which introduced Hong Kong's first electric coach yesterday, says it plans eventually to replace all its staff shuttle buses with the non-polluting vehicles. Mainly for staff ... and introducing them to Hong Kong," he said. The coach can be charged at stations in Tsing Yi and Lung Kwu Tan. Edmond Chan Kwai-wah, a senior manager for the company's smart grid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1233878/hong-kongs-first-electric-coach-faster-lighter
  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    What kind of waste incinerator does Hong Kong need?

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn The troubling question of what to do about Hong Kong's waste got a spirited airing at a public forum yesterday evening. There was a panel of five experts who were ... River Delta Environment, which is attached to Hong Kong Baptist University. The previous administration's proposal was to build a large 3,000-tonnes-per-day incinerator on the controversial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1233202/what-kind-waste-incinerator-does-hong-kong-need
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong dims as it embraces Earth Hour

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... 370 primary and secondary schools also took part. Landmark buildings on Hong Kong Island that plunged into darkness included the International Finance Centre, Legislative Council complex, ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com WWF welcomes 'commitment to change' but professor criticises event as 'harmful gimmick' Hong Kong dims as it embraces Earth Hour ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1198332/hong-kong-dims-it-embraces-earth-hour
  8. News - Hong Kong - LAND

    Unease at planned reclamation projects in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... housing and rehouse residents displaced by renewal projects, while enhancing Hong Kong's status as an international port, tourist destination and centre of light manufacturing industries. ... Association. "The fish are less meaty and the death rate has doubled." Reclamation has for more than a century been the easy option to cope with growing demand for space in Hong Kong. While ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1225466/unease-planned-reclamation-projects-hong-kong
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Light pollution in Hong Kong 'worst on the planet'

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... in HK 'worst on the planet' Hong Kong is believed to be the world's worst city for light pollution, with levels in Tsim Sha Tsui 1,200 times brighter than a normal dark sky. The findings were described as shocking by survey leader Dr Jason Pun Chun-shing, of the Department of Physics at the University of Hong Kong. He said he could find nowhere else on earth as badly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1194996/light-pollution-hong-kong-worst-planet
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong considers mandatory glass recycling legislation

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... imports wine, Lau expected wine importers, wholesalers or retailers would be responsible for bottle collection. Yo Chau Fuk-yau, director of wine wholesaler Yee Sang International, said it would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1120878/hong-kong-considers-mandatory-glass-recycling-legislation

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