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  1. The biofuel issue

    Posted May 08th 2008, 12:00am by Philip Leetch

    ... Prepared by Philip Leetch Paper 1a Read the sections and answer the questions which follow them. Part A Biofuels are replacements for fossil fuels made from a number of common crops such as corn, sugar beet, rapeseed, palm oil, soy and, most of all, sugar cane. The main products are ethanol and diesel, though there are also hopes to develop the use of biobutanol for aircraft fuel. ...

  2. Too hot to handle?

    Posted Dec 11th 2007, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Australia's Kevin Rudd may find his climate-change pledges hard to live up to, given the costs involved, writes Philip Bowring Australia's belated signing of the Kyoto Protocol ... but the road to electoral disaster is paved with good intentions. Philip Bowring is a Hong Kong-based journalist and commentator ...

  3. Philips aims for green with energy-savers

    Posted Nov 26th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Philips Hong Kong chief executive Wiebo Vaartjes aims to capture green money by promoting energy-saving lighting and environmentally friendly flagship electronic products ... increase public awareness of green products, offering business opportunities for companies such as Philips, which has been promoting energy-saving and sustainability concepts since the 1980s. Royal ...

  4. MP3 lasts the distance for Philips

    Posted Jul 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... bronze- philips electronics hong kong MANUFACTURED UNDER the company's Green Flagship products, Philips Electronics GoGear HDD1620 MP3 player- which won the bronze award- is commended ... standard, and 37 per cent of the materials are recyclable. Jaw Tee Wee, Philips Electronics project management director, said the company worked according to its environmental road map to design new ...

  5. Brighter future for the planet

    Posted Aug 10th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Philips' new range promises reduced energy consumption, environmental friendliness, greater safety and lower costs, writes Chris Davis Energy-saving lighting In an increasingly ... Taking a leading role in providing energy-saving solutions in the lighting industry, electronics giant Philips Electronics Hong Kong has launched a new range of light bulbs that can reduce energy ...

  6. Split over particles in bridge report

    Posted Aug 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com A judge and a lawyer were at odds yesterday over whether a set of pollutants should have been included in the environmental impact study for a cross-border bridge, even though they are not part of the government's objectives for air quality. Philip Dykes, SC, for Tung Chung resident Chu Yee-wah, said fine particles- those 5 microns ...

  7. Saving energy

    Posted May 30th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... for governments, businesses and individuals. Taking a leading role in providing energy-saving solutions in the lighting industry, electronics giant Philips Electronic Hong Kong offers light bulbs that can ... environmental friendliness, increased safety and lower operating costs. Philips has calculated there are about 11 million incandescent light bulbs in Hong Kong homes. If these were replaced ...

  8. Stock exchange urged to push environmental protection

    Posted May 08th 2006, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu The stock exchange should encourage local companies to embrace environmental protection and social responsibility, says Philips Electronics Asia-Pacific chief executive Andreas ... responsible,' Mr Wente said. He referred to the Dow Jones sustainability index that measures companies' behaviour in these areas and pointed out that Philips was ranked number one for the past two ...

  9. A simple plan to save energy and fight global warming

    Posted Sep 25th 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui The 'Make a Simple Switch Energy Saving School Education Campaign 2007/08', organised by Philips Electronics Hong Kong, will be held between September 2007 and April 2008. The campaign is designed to enhance students' awareness of energy conservation and global warming. Throughout the year, there will be inter-school and individual competitions, ...

  10. What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted May 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith McNab- Thanks Lady Gaga for the pollution from your private jet, the ultimate in selfish behaviour! Wendy Yap- Who is she? Philip Ho- She is such a poser. On KMB's plans for its first ...




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