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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Occupy Central protesters face health risk as pollution alert raised in city

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:46am by Olga Wong and Chris Lau

    ... Olga Wong and Chris Lau After the pepper spray, protesters face pollution Pepper spray aside, Occupy Central protesters could be facing a health risk from air pollution by remaining out ... recorded at the same time the previous day. In Central, the level almost tripled from 57mcg to 167mcg, and in Mong Kok the level increased from 32mcg to 145mcg. Meanwhile, the Observatory said ...

  2. 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

    ... in a design competition on the Central Police Station compound. He has sent his concept to Environment Secretary Wong Kam-sing, who has been searching for suitable sites to locate what his bureau ... jurisdiction. There are also 159 off-street refuse collection points across the city. Schmidt said the refuse collection station next to Southorn Playground in Wan Chai, which occupies an area of 267 ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Hebei orders factory shutdowns to stop smog casting pall over Apec

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 03:31am by Nectar Gan

    ... rolled out in Shandong province, which said it would cut emissions by 30 per cent during the forum. The Beijing municipal government has announced a six-day public holiday for central and city ...

  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing on alert as smog sets in

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 04:28am by ZHUNAG PINGHUI

    ... said Tianjin, central and southern Hebei province, northern Shandong province, central and southern Henan province and parts of Shanxi province registered moderately heavy smog. Some parts ... in those areas and believed to have been caused by farmers burning off crop stubble. The report said smoke from the burn-offs was contributing to the region's smog, and winds in central ...

  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing marks Apec summit with extra public holiday, moves to cut pollution

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 04:54am by Angela Meng

    ... Angela Meng angela.meng@scmp.com Beijing announces measures to reduce pollution during next month's summit Holidays, traffic cut to clear Apec skies The Beijing municipal government has announced a six-day public holiday for central and city government departments, and reintroduced an odd-even licence plate scheme to ease traffic on the roads during the Apec summit next ...

  6. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Half the world's wild animals have been wiped out since 1970

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 10:23pm by GDN

    ... in every county. The number of animals living on the land has fallen by 40 per cent since 1970. From forest elephants in central Africa to European snakes such as the asp viper, destruction ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Village blockade 'doesn't breach access rules'

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:03am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... on September 15, cutting off access from the river to the central and eastern parts of the village. The landlord who owns that section dumped the debris after issuing a public notice expressing his ...

  8. Business - Economy - ENVIRONMENT

    Shenzhen in 200m yuan push for green shipping

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:40am by JING YANG

    ... for other coastal ports in China and that our efforts will be acknowledged by the central government, eventually leading to nationwide policies," he said. An emission control area, which could ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Study offers an energy saver for policymakers

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 06:32am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... in Central. The rally was one of dozens staged around the world ahead of tomorrow's United Nations Climate Summit in New York. Activists are pushing for world leaders to take decisive action ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Global rallies to push for action on climate change

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

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Local activists take part in simultaneous event calling for decisive agreement at UN summit Global rallies to push for action on climate change Up to 200 people, including prominent local activists and green campaigners, will stage a rally at Exchange Square in Central this weekend in support of the global fight against climate change. Organisers ...




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