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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    United States Republicans take potshots at US-China climate deal

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 04:53am by Alex Lo

    ... simulations showing the new agreement will reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 700 billion tons by 2100, equivalent to just 8 per cent of the projected cumulative carbon pollution. Still, the pact ...

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    When the Hong Kong government becomes the problem

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:46am by Alex Lo

    ... which makes for good sound bites but is just about as substantial as our polluted air. Our real problem is not so much the need to preserve and protect our "core values", whatever ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    A Mandela lesson for Wong Yuk-man?

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 03:54am by Alex Lo

    ... to correct society, not penalise or pollute it. He won supporters to his side with grace and dignity, not by bullying." The greatest strength that Mandela had, in my opinion, was his ability ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Zombies are the least of our worries

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 01:02am by Alex Lo

    ... pollution of the air, land and water. You also have multiple levels of government and officialdom, some of which may work for you, some against you. But there is little accountability and few clear ...

  5. Tung Chung pollution level hits 173

    Posted Sep 12th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo A day before Disneyland's opening, neighbouring Tung Chung hit a high of 173 on the government's air pollution index yesterday. The pollution level is believed to be the highest recorded so far this year in Tung Chung, based on Environmental Protection Department (EPD) figures, but a spokeswoman would not confirm that last night. The high pollution levels covered ...

  6. Dolphin dies off polluted Tsuen Wan

    Posted Sep 20th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... An adult female Chinese white dolphin died yesterday off the polluted shore of Tsuen Wan, making it the 12th to die this year. The death came a month after a failed effort to save another white dolphin rescued off Sai Kung. Last year, there were seven deaths; in 2001 eight died. The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said it was concerned whenever a white dolphin ...

  7. Chewing gum that may blow you away

    Posted Jan 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo A Wrigley's Airwaves gum claims to 'refresh your mind', but it may excite your bowels instead. The gum brand prides itself on giving an extra kick compared to the average chewing gum. Often tasting like throat lozenges, the brand has proved extremely popular in this polluted land of ours, where everyone wheezes and coughs. Now it has added an even more ...

  8. Enjoy the views- while they last

    Posted May 10th 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... executive yesterday prefaced a speech on clean government and business with a comment on the unusually clean air and low pollution. 'Welcome to the third ICAC symposium. And to all our visitors ... lowest air pollution index range of 16 to 18 on its general above-ground monitors this year. There was not one day with this low range in Central in the first quarter of the year and only one day ...

  9. We can all look forward to a brighter future

    Posted May 07th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... evidence that so-called 'global dimming' is being reversed. The phenomenon is caused by industrial pollution over five decades, screening out sunlight from reaching the ground. What ... of third-world pollution, is actually enjoying more sunshine than a decade ago, despite a booming economy driven by industries that exploit fossil fuels. Dr Wild, whose report is published in the current ...

  10. Quotes of The Week

    Posted Aug 30th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... of Liberal Party Legco candidate Alice Lam Chui-lin, who has the novel idea that we need more roads on new reclamation to ease traffic congestion and air pollution Next time you are agitated, ...




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