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  1. Power firm 'volunteers' to clear the air

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by John Church

    ... CLP heeds fossil fuel warnings and invests in renewable energy projects that can reduce Hong Kong's pollution, writes John Church The CLP Group takes its fair share of criticism when ... pollution problems. He said Hong Kong itself is not viable for many renewable projects. Its small size, lack of flowing water needed for hydropower, and lack of available land for commercial-scale ...

  2. Strict environmental policies put paper group ahead of the pack

    Posted Jan 22nd 2009, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... John Cremer Grand Award Environmental Performance Leo Paper Group (Hong Kong) Ingenuity and investment have been a successful combination that paved the way for Leo Paper Group (Hong Kong) to win the grand award for environmental performance. Since 2000, the company has followed a self-imposed code of conduct, implementing stringent programmes to reduce waste, pollution and the use ...

  3. Taking care of the neighbours

    Posted Oct 31st 2008, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... John Cremer Start planning a mega high-rise in Hong Kong and one of the first things you have to consider is the impact the structure is going to have on the immediate environment and the neighbours. In the case of the International Commerce Centre that meant studying in detail the effects of the new microclimate that would be created, including everything from downdrafts ...

  4. Music tells a vivid story

    Posted Sep 24th 2003, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Can a piece of music tell a story? Is it possible to understand what is going on in a story without words and pictures to tell us? The great Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev (1891 - 1953) thought that he could tell a story just by using instruments of th ...

  5. Size matters for eco-wary firm

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... John Cremer There are always exceptions but, in general, the larger a business, the greater the opportunities- and responsibility- to give a decisive lead in areas such as climate change and environmental awareness. The scale of operations, resources available and staff numbers create the chance and obligation to act and educate in ways that other organisations can only contemplate. ...

  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Capturing the full ugliness of a one-size-fits-all approach

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... and lack of planning. We are assured there is no shortage of subjects, arising out of the government's one-size-fits-all approach. So standard designs for urban areas, where space ...

  7. Crocodile hunter catches up with a much bigger Pui Pui

    Posted Apr 01st 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. John Lever renewed his acquaintance with Pui Pui the crocodile yesterday. The Australian crocodile hunter and farmer is in town ... in the process of doubling its size. We produce skins and manufacture products. We also have a restaurant and export some meat to Hong Kong. It has a lot of health benefits.' Apparently it's ...

  8. Drought-busting efforts pay off as size of parched area shrinks

    Posted Feb 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Al Guo National drought alleviation efforts have achieved some initial results, with about 8 per cent of the affected area being removed from the emergency list, the office in charge of the campaign said yesterday. Thanks to weekend rainfall, artificial r ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... On Financial Secretary John Tsang's claim that he is middle class: Law Hin Lau - If he claims he is also middle class, then the rest of Hong Kong wage earners are all below ... I'm in the wrong job! Ellen Oi Lun Cheung - What a humble guy, Mr John Tsang. President Obama 's base salary is US$400,000 a year. I would say Mr Tsang makes even more than the president ...

  10. Shrinking size of fish brings call for more no-take zones

    Posted Mar 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the reduction in size, though not substantial, showed the fish populations living on coral communities at Hoi Ha Wan had failed to rebound from already low levels since the park was established in 1996. ... to survive,' he said. The group attributes the drop in size to trawler fishing, which is allowed in the marine park if the fishermen have licences. It says the marine parks are not acting ...




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