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  1. Going nuclear

    Posted Jul 24th 2009, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer The climate-change figures have been put on the table. Leaders of the Group of Eight industrialised nations, at their summit in Italy this month, recognised ... until a better alternative is found, is our only option. Radically - and quickly - changing the way in which we see the world is essential. Peter Kammerer is a senior writer at the Post ...

  2. Life in the slow lane

    Posted Jun 13th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer The golden age of oil is well and truly past. Finding a clean alternative is the only way to protect the environment and stop the knock-on effect of rising fuel prices ... cannot happen in such a slapdash manner; taking our time to think it through, starting with the matter of oil, is essential. Peter Kammerer is the Post's foreign editor ...

  3. Flower man points out science behind Disney fantasy

    Posted Sep 19th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... The $27b theme park will have blooms to match its every mood Using a bird of paradise flower like a chalkboard pointer, landscape designer Paul Comstock yesterday told how the moonscape of the Hong Kong Disneyland site would be transformed into an otherwo ...

  4. Slick blighting Karachi coast raises question of impact

    Posted Aug 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Clifton Beach is usually alive with the sounds of Pakistanis seeking respite from the searing summer heat. But a pall of gloom hangs over the sands this year. Because of a massive oil leak from a grounded tanker, the surface is caked with black sludge and ...

  5. Crew saved in typhoon drama

    Posted Jul 25th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Salvage teams are on standby to recover the abandoned container ship which is drifting close to the Daya Bay nuclear power plant Salvage teams are on standby to recover an abandoned container ship drifting near Daya Bay nuclear power plant after its entir ...

  6. Cleaners battle to keep Victoria Harbour fragrant

    Posted Jul 21st 2003, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... His skin burnished black by the sun, senior launch master Tam Sick-hung has spent the past 30 years cleaning up the waters of Hong Kong. He admits to having found some bizarre objects floating at sea. 'Refrigerators, televisions, tractor tyres,' ...

  7. Harsher penalties sought for water polluters

    Posted Jul 21st 2003, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Dumping has led to Hong Kong having one of the world's dirtiest waterways, say marine authorities Marine authorities are calling for greater powers to prosecute people found dumping rubbish into the ocean amid reports showing the city has one of the ...

  8. Towering waterspout weaves its magic near Lamma

    Posted Jul 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Standing on the balcony of her Lamma island home early yesterday, Natalie Dillon was greeted with the sight of a towering waterspout spiralling from sea to sky. 'It was amazing,' said the biotechnology engineer. 'It seemed to pour out from ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Dec 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on labels that we can recognise. So, please [EU Trade Commissioner] Peter Mandelson, no more nationalistic bickering. Seize the market opportunity, because we buy quality here in China, not flags; ... Commissioner Peter Mandelson, when asked about China improving its protection of intellectual property rights, accused China of 'a tidal wave of counterfeits' ('Tempers flare in Sino-EU ...

  10. Dragon Power woos private equity

    Posted Jan 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tim LeeMaster and Ren Wei Biofuel company seeks US$300m before US$2b initial public offering Dragon Power, a Beijing-based company that generates power from biofuel, is seeking as much as US$300 million from private equity investors in the run-up to an in ...




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