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  1. Activists urge action on green policies

    Posted Jan 04th 2004, 12:00am by Hannah Lee

    ... The government needs to do more to ensure that the price of Hong Kong's continued development is not the destruction of its environment, a think tank said yesterday. New Forum had compiled a selection of its top 10 green news stories for last year, t ...

  2. People urged to think beyond 60 minutes

    Posted Mar 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to protect our environment. Last year's theme was climate change. Lee King-yin, WWF Hong Kong's communications manager, said the theme this year is broader because climate change is not the only threat the earth is facing. Apart from saving electricity consumption for one hour, Lee said they wanted people to lead by example. 'WWF hopes that people can develop a sustainable ...

  3. Frozen ice dream

    Posted Dec 29th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Once a wealthy businesswoman, Rebecca Lee gave up a comfortable life to explore the globe's most inhospitable places. Now close to retirement, she is desperate for support to continue ... travelled to both poles and Mount Everest, and being the first Chinese woman to do so, Rebecca Lee Lok-sze is one of Hong Kong's most accomplished explorers and environmentalists. But now ...

  4. Collaboration sparks extra synergy

    Posted Nov 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... these areas of research excellence, says Professor Joseph Lee, vice-president for research and graduate studies. The high-impact research areas of the university are: nanoscience and nanotechnology; ... in these areas. The collaboration between experts in various fields will spark extra synergy, Lee says. In the past six years, HKUST produced more than 30 nanotechnology doctorate and masters' degree ...

  5. More than just a fresh coat of paint

    Posted Dec 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as durable as traditional paint. Dulux spokeswoman Forenza Lee says Hongkongers are becoming more aware of the impact of VOCs. 'The trend for low-VOCs, or what we call environmentally friendly paints, has become increasingly popular,' Lee says. 'We have seen about a 30 per cent increase in sales of environmentally friendly paint, as people are concerned about ...

  6. Size matters for eco-wary firm

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

    ... practices for progressive implementation around the world. 'Internally, there are 10 things we are asking the company to achieve in three years,' says Delman Lee, president and chief ... do, but which we didn't do so well previously,' Lee says. To be methodical, the company does careful testing and checks the benefits of change at one plant before introducing ...

  7. Nuclear energy isn't worth the risk

    Posted Mar 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to depend on new energy resources. Prevention is the best thing to do. We should take action now to conserve energy. Kevin Lee, Ju Ching Chu Secondary School (Kwai Chung) From the Editor Thank you ...

  8. Diners support plan to cut food waste by 15pc

    Posted Jan 28th 2011, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee More than 100 corporations and government departments are joining a campaign to reduce food waste by cutting two courses from their Lunar New Year banquets. Campaign organiser Friends of the Earth said having two fewer courses at banquets would cut food waste by 15 per cent. It is urged people to bring food boxes to banquets and take home any leftovers. So far, 81 ...

  9. 50,000 households warm to idea of no air cons for a night

    Posted Sep 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Edward Yau Tang-wah, Observatory director Dr Lee Boon-ying and heads of departments such as Planning, Census and Statistics and the Companies Registry. Eight political parties, eight ...

  10. Shotcreting of slopes acceptable if vegetation is also used

    Posted Jan 11th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and exposed plastic covered wire mesh. Frank Lee, Mid-Levels ...




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