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  1. Get tough on firms' ad signs which cause light pollution

    Posted May 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Friends of the Earth wants people to report light pollution ('Public urged to report cases of light pollution', April 21). Colleagues have complained for years about light ... ventilation. They have not complained as this is futile. The response from the Environmental Protection Department is that there is no legislation controlling light pollution. This is why only 40 ...

  2. When it's preferable not to see the light

    Posted Mar 29th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... grown up without regularly being able to see the stars and planets above; air and light pollution have in the past decade worsened to the point that Hong Kong is each evening shrouded ... with our environment and nature and help remind of our place in the universe. But light pollution is not simply an issue of a nice-to-have luxury; it has plenty of immediate consequences, too. ...

  3. Air pollution hits new high this year as heat and light wind trap city's smog

    Posted Oct 07th 2007, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... region is sunny and hot, and the wind is light. The sunny and hot weather conditions favour the formation of photochemical smog in the region, and pollutants are trapped under the light ... Norma Connolly Air pollution hit its highest level of the year in parts of the city yesterday. By midnight, roadside pollution levels measured by the Environmental Protection Department ...

  4. Blessed are the mask makers

    Posted Dec 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Government readings said it was 'light pollution', but the US embassy- which measures the PM2.5 particles considered more hazardous than the larger PM10 particles measured by Beijing- said ... a drink looking over the twinkling lights of the city below. I visited during a crisp November when the daytime vistas from the 52nd floor were drenched in blue skies and sunshine. The view ...

  5. Campaign raises awareness of pollution problem

    Posted Aug 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... pollution- and in this, at least, it achieved its aim. Of course, if only a small number of people turn off their lights for three minutes, the impact will be minimal. All around the city air-conditioners and lights are burning 24 hours- three minutes is nothing. But at least the campaign got people talking and made people more aware of the issue. Air pollution is not a problem that will go ...

  6. Growth may override environment

    Posted Jan 15th 2011, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... energy waste and major pollutants had largely been offset by the push for rapid industrialisation and urbanisation in the past few years. 'It remains an arduous task to cut emissions of pollutants in the light of local authorities' investment impulse at the outset of the 12th five-year plan for 2011-2015,' the 21st Century Business Herald quoted Zhou as speaking ...

  7. Building blocks for a cleaner environment

    Posted Mar 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... resources for the non-government building sector, but makes light of official waste and pollution. It is, however, a remarkable reflection of the new prosperity of mainlanders that it is the home ... It may be incremental rather than spectacular in terms of saving energy costs and cutting pollution. But in the end it can make a difference to the environment. That is especially the case ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Mar 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Carvalho ('Frazzle dazzle', March 17), illuminates the problem of light pollution that is increasingly plaguing our city. The title of Rosemary Sayer's biography of tycoon Gordon Wu ... pollution is bad enough without such crass light shows invading residential neighbourhoods. Why is Hong Kong wasting so much energy on these displays? The power companies are the major polluters ...

  9. Bad-air days leave critics choking mad

    Posted Dec 08th 2007, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... protection officer, Dave Ho Tak-yin, told RTHK the very high API readings were caused by 'trappings of air pollutants under light winds coupled with the influence of regional air ... Mary Ann Benitez Activists attack government's 'go-slow' policy as pollution index sets record for year Critics rounded on the government over bad-air days ...

  10. The pollution traps we have to clear

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

    .... The researchers say this is because buses, bus stops and traffic lights combine with the canyon created by its many tall buildings to form a pollution trap. However, when Hennessy Road reaches Victoria ... Democratic development and air pollution are two topics which attract much talk in Hong Kong, but see little action. This week, a deal has been worked out on electoral changes for 2012 ...




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