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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong's heating up, and it's not global warming

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by MICHAEL DE WAAL-MONTGOMERY

    ... Michael de Waal-Montgomery michael.dewaalmontgomery @scmp.com Hong Kong's heating up, and it's not global warming The heat is rising in Hong Kong- and not just in politics ... that assisted in the creation of 3D models. The team's findings will be on display in an exhibition titled "Monitoring Hong Kong's Urban Heat Island" at the Science Museum in Tsim ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Global rallies to push for action on climate change

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:37am by Ernest Kao

    ... say it will be a "rare event" for Hong Kong and a chance for city dwellers to "rise up and find their voice" against political inaction on climate change, and to push ... the heated political reform debate. As a result, the local event would take place in the form of a flash protest. "[We] want the governments of Hong Kong, China, and the world at large to know ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Pollution a greater concern for delegates to annual CPPCC session

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 04:33am by Zhang Hong

    ... Zhang Hong in Beijing hong.zhang@scmp.com Delegates more concerned by pollution Pollution has become a much greater concern for delegates to China's top political advisory body, judging by proposals submitted at this year's session. The National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) concluded its annual plenum in Beijing ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Religious leaders bring faith to bear on saving earth at climate change forum today

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 06:13am by Ernest Kao

    ... Asia coordinator for Our Voices, which will be launched in Asia today via Hong Kong. The interfaith forum will feature representatives from the Bahai, Brahma Kumaris, Buddhist, Christian, ... 2020. Though climate science and religion have never been closely connected, things are changing as religious leaders around the world, including in Hong Kong, try to put morality and ethics ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong prepares to weather effects of climate change

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 04:20am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com City prepares to weather effects of climate change Hong Kong will take stock of its efforts to adapt to extreme weather brought about by a warming ... Resilience in Hong Kong and Asian Cities, begins next Thursday. During the conference, eight government departments including civil engineering, drainage and health will give a joint presentation ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong's old trees suffer the unkindest cut of all: felling accelerates despite creation of management office

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 06:13am by Olga Wong

    ... were on Hong Kong Island. More than a third died of brown root rot disease, which has spread across the city. Last month Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po declined a request ... to the footbridge in Kowloon Park that links to China Hong Kong City shopping mall. Safety concerns were first raised two years ago. Then a few months ago a major crack was found on the tree and the Leisure ...

  7. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Shenzhen court considers verdict on foul-smelling landfill site near border with Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 04th 2014, 04:40pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com A Shenzhen court is considering a verdict in the case of a disgruntled resident who demanded legal action against two branches of the city’s government over the “unbearable stink” from a local waste site. The man, surnamed Shi ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    League of Democrats have 'greenest' policies, manifestos show

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on the future of Hong Kong's electricity market. Representatives of political parties are expected to attend and Environment Secretary Wong Kam-sing will also address the forum. ... electricity would inevitably raise tariffs. She said she was pleased with the Civic Party's U-turn on subsidising electricity. Hongkong Electric supplies power to Hong Kong Island, Ap Lei Chau ...

  9. 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

    ... 'Three earths needed' if the world lived like Hong Kong Hong Kong's "ecological deficit"- the difference between the resources it uses and its capacity to generate them- has ... by the international conservation group. If everyone in the world lived and consumed like Hongkongers, three Planet Earths would be needed to sustain their lifestyles, WWF said. WWF-Hong Kong warned ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    US architect's recycling centre plan may help solve Hong Kong's waste woes

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:37am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... into multistorey recycling and community centres. Thomas Schmidt, a founding member of the American Institute of Architects Hong Kong, has drawn up a conceptual plan of a low-rise complex that could serve ...




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