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  1. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, September 30, 2014

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 03:32am by LETTERS

    ... efficiency in my studies (at least in the context of computation), I am fascinated by things of this nature. But I cannot help but despair at the costs. The amount of waste and pollution generated ...

  2. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    UN chief Ban Ki-moon calls on world leaders to act now on global warming

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 04:27am by AFP

    ... in late 2015 that is to yield a deal on reducing greenhouse gas emissions after 2020. But no-shows from the leaders of China, the world's biggest polluter, and India, the No3 carbon emitter, ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology

    Young tech entrepreneurs from the West head to China

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 05:33pm by Fiona Tam

    ... such as identifying reliable restaurants that do not use gutter oil for cooking and figuring out how to avoid inhaling too much polluted air. Ironically, the smog is one factor that brought Hannah Hagen ... to harmful pollutants. "Working in a foreign country makes it difficult to do simple things like ordering from Taobao in Chinese, talking to suppliers and Chinese business partners, and even ...

  4. News - China - ECONOMY

    Premier Li Keqiang points to six barriers to rural progress

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 03:16am by MANDY ZUO

    ... the premier said the villagers told him during his March visit that they needed better roads, water supplies, electricity networks, and hospitals. Pollution and a lack of training for labourers were ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Ozone depletion not a threat to a united world

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the nations most behind the pollution that causes the rise in temperatures cannot agree a common approach, preferring to take their own measures. Ironically, the good news on the ozone layer ...

  6. Business - Comment

    Government chooses worst spot in Stanley for new car park

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 04:42am by Howard Winn

    ... the end of what has been one of the longest summers for some time. By this we mean the period of the year when the winds blow from the southwest and help keep the atmospheric pollution from ... in atmospheric pollution in addition to the choking pollution of our streets. A situation which, despite all of the health warnings for all of us, particularly the elderly and children, our government ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - AIR POLLUTION

    Coal's continuing dominance in Chinese energy supply makes clean-air campaign an uphill battle

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 10:57am by Gerard Burg

    ... Gerard Burg Will moves by the world’s largest energy consumer to reduce its reliance on coal have any effect on China’s pollution crisis, asks Gerard Burg ‘Airpocalyse’ and ‘Beijing cough’ are terms commonly used to describe the air pollution crisis in China nowadays, as official data shows that China last year had the largest number of smoggy days out of any over the past 52 years. ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    For now, national action on climate is our best bet for change

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 02:28pm by Andrew Hammond

    ... Earlier this year, for instance, US President Barack Obama proposed historic rules cutting carbon pollution from power plants- a major source of America's carbon dioxide emissions. The US, ...

  9. News - China - AIR POLLUTION

    China’s pollution altering US weather, claim scientists

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 11:32am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Computer modelling showed intensification of US-bound Pacific storms, driven by fine aerosols from coal power plants and traffic China’s air pollution could be intensifying storms over the Pacific ocean and altering weather patterns in north America, according to scientists in the US. A team from Texas, California and Washington State has found that pollution from ...

  10. Business - Economy - ENVIRONMENT

    Shenzhen in 200m yuan push for green shipping

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

    ... for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships. The action, once approved by the maritime body, would be non-discretionary, with emission standards more stringent than in non-emission control areas. ...




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