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  1. This week's question: What would be your novel way to improve air quality?

    Posted Sep 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Arthur Chan, 17, Li Po Chun United World College The problem with Hong Kong's air is that it's stinky and wet. My idea is to use flowers. Roof gardens, pavements lined with wild flowers and everyone wearing blooms on their heads, around the neck ...

  2. Cold comfort

    Posted Dec 21st 2009, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... of questions to form in my mind. At the top of the pyramid is the perennial question which the bus companies have never convincingly answered: why the heck are our buses so cold? Slightly lower down the pyramid are offshoot questions. Wouldn't the bus companies save energy if they used less air conditioning? Doesn't that simple act alone lower overheads which, in turn, would lessen ...

  3. Teachers attack textbooks for liberal studies

    Posted Jul 20th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Liz Heron

    ... of sexual stimulation, including pornographic websites, nude photos and pornographic movies. The book poses the question 'What are the consequences of having sexual intercourse with under-age ... New Horizon Liberal Studies Hong Kong Today, citing a case study question in Book One: 'Has the government done its best in environmental protection?' The general question did ...

  4. Only renewable energy can meet our future needs

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... rises at an astonishing rate. Therefore the question facing our world is whether we can weather the switch to sustainable energy. The main source of energy used today is fossil fuels, coal, gas ...

  5. liberal studies

    Posted Mar 01st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Reading comprehension Answer the following questions 1 According to the article, what is a hockey stick graph? a. It is a graph that hockey players look at after games. b. It is a graph taught in secondary school maths lessons. c. It is a graph that records the earth's temperature over the past 1,000 years. d. It is a graph that keeps track of scores in hockey games. ...

  6. Science and politics, the twin realities of climate-change fight

    Posted Jun 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... evidence does not offer the same level of certainty. Yet, as much as it sounds reasonable, one can't help questioning whether we are once again addressing the issue of climate change too ... The only question is how far the US is willing to go in supporting such efforts in the face of continual influence from lobby groups and the capricious tide of public opinion. What ...

  7. In good hands

    Posted Mar 24th 2011, 12:00am by Joyee Chan

    ... Chan reads the government's written replies beforehand, listens to other legislators' speeches and prepares oral questions to clarify certain issues. She also looks at the two weekly ... the Legco agenda and related documents, and prepares questions. ...

  8. Mainland experts puzzled by best way to cut emissions

    Posted May 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... agreed. 'To cut or not to cut is not the question,' Professor Xie said. 'Most researchers agree that there is a bit more CO2 than is necessary in the air. It would be great if we could bring it down. The question is how much to cut and how to cut it. No scientist can answer this.' He said the emission targets adopted under the Kyoto Protocol were produced by flawed ...

  9. Climate row heats up

    Posted Mar 01st 2011, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... But the graph did not convince everyone. Many questioned the accuracy of the data and whether records over 1,000 years were enough to show that the earth is warming. In 2003, Stephen McIntyre, ... the Chinese University of Hong Kong's Institute of Space and Earth Information Science, says there are many questions concerning the accuracy of the data which are derived from tree rings. ...

  10. Climate campaigners win an extra month

    Posted Dec 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... any light on previously unanswered questions about the consultation document. These include the lack of data on the cost and benefits of mitigating climate change, assumptions behind ...




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