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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Two-thirds of Chinese class themselves as 'environmentalists'

    Posted May 07th 2014, 09:38am by Reuters

    ... Reuters A new breed of green campaigner takes root China's massive pollution problems have given rise to a new force of environmental campaigners, research has found. They are different politically compared with middle-class activists in the West and potentially more effective in tackling climate change. In China, the world's biggest polluter, some 64 per cent ...

  2. Business - China Business - ENVIRONMENT

    Car battery makers urge Beijing to bring in recycling rules

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 10:31am by Daniel Ren

    ... said, adding that Johnson Controls believed 100 per cent recycling rates were possible. The mainland's fast-growing car market, buoyed by a rising middle class, has attracted global ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    New 'windless' air conditioner comes to Hong Kong... but it's not cheap

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:57am by Jessie Lau

    ... Jessie Lau jessie.lau@scmp.com Japanese-designed system offers big saving on power bills, says firm introducing it in city An air conditioner that is green- but not cheap At first glance, the aluminium pipes in the middle of the showroom may not look special. Yet they may help solve a problem that dogs many Hong Kong businesses: how do you keep customers cool without it literally ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Funding request for HK$18b Shek Kwu Chau incinerator gets go-ahead

    Posted May 27th 2014, 12:37pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... at the meeting by three lawmakers opposed to the plan. "I don't think we have to accept any more new motions as we have already offered enough comments," Lo said in the middle ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Ban shark fin imports, Philippine Airlines urged after 'illegal' shipment found in Sheung Wan

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 07:06pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... of fishing regulations was ineffective. He said Philippines Airlines was still active in transporting shark fins from the Middle East, although Emirates stopped such shipments on its route to Hong ...

  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China's 'eco-cities' struggle for traction

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:37pm by GDN

    ... disastrous; ghost cities and towns spur fears of an impending real-estate meltdown. The authorities began encouraging the construction of "eco-cities" in the middle of the last decade. Since ... registered in the city, many storefronts on the main shopping plaza stood empty. Two frozen escalators lead to a mostly vacant upper floor. In the middle of the afternoon its few occupants- a noodle ...

  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China seeks solution to providing clean drinking water supplies

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 05:06pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... the presence of pathogens, a class of organisms that cause disease. More than a dozen officially backed research projects in recent years have discovered a range of pathogens including Legionella, ...

  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chengdu hospital opens smog clinic

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 05:23pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... It’s preventable and curable,” according to a Tuesday photo on the China National Radio website. The rising middle class in China has become increasingly fed up with air pollution that has ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Hebei man ‘becomes first to sue government over smog’

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 01:52pm by Li Jing, Reuters

    ... a red alert is activated, kindergartens, primary schools and middle schools close. The city also bars half the cars from the roads to reduce vehicle emissions. "Why does the government ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Debate over best method for waste levy

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 04:06pm by Ernest Kao, SAMUEL CHAN

    ... systems and monitoring, and thus, higher management fees. But CO2 Feeds The World's Dr Robert Hanson argued that a waste charge was akin to a regressive tax on the middle class and those ...




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