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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Experts urged to improve collaboration to combat air pollution

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 06:31pm

    ... the Pearl River Delta area. Speaking after an international symposium at the University of Science and Technology, a panel of academics, government officials and health researchers stressed the importance of nurturing greater scientific expertise to aid policy formulation. “Air quality is about science. We need to understand in great depth the latest science. We need competence in analysing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1407775/experts-urged-improve-collaboration-combat-air-pollution
  2. Breathing space

    Posted Mar 19th 2009, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... with the tighter standards because they reflect the state of health science. There is no argument that they are the 'most authoritative'. The issue is what we do with them. One of the aspects ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/673741/breathing-space
  3. Trying to keep his head above the fog, environmental chief deflects criticism

    Posted Aug 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao The reporters came from all corners of the globe, and the questions came in all shapes and sizes - but the topic was always the same. Smog. Du Shaozhong, the deputy director of the Beijing Environmental Protection Bureau, found himself on the ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/688685/trying-keep-his-head-above-fog-environmental-chief-deflects-criticism
  4. CLP to fire up cleaner generator by year's end

    Posted Mar 17th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... CLP Power will fire up its first upgraded lower-emission generating unit at its Castle Peak coal-fired power plant by the end of the year. The upgrade is part of a programme aimed at meeting the company's 2010 emission-reductions target. But the whol ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/673550/clp-fire-cleaner-generator-years-end
  5. Eastern HK Island enjoys best air

    Posted Jan 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, explaining why western areas usually suffered poorer air quality, said: 'These districts are close to the container terminals. The emissions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/665559/eastern-hk-island-enjoys-best-air
  6. Anger grows over inaction on air pollution

    Posted Jan 11th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Public dissatisfaction with government and private sector efforts to ease air pollution has soared, a poll has shown, with nearly eight out of 10 residents unhappy with the situation. The 'Hong Kong's Silent Epidemic' study was ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/666615/anger-grows-over-inaction-air-pollution
  7. Unify emission standards, global shipowners say

    Posted May 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mounting pressure on the shipping industry to reduce harmful exhaust emissions has forced a global shipowners' lobby group to call for a set of unified international standards. The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) said unified standa ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/999808/unify-emission-standards-global-shipowners-say
  8. Trust us, say environmental officials, not your own eyes

    Posted Jul 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan Don't trust your own eyes, trust us, say environmental officials in Beijing. An official yesterday insisted that Beijing's air quality was 'on good or moderate levels' and said the recent haze hovering over the capital w ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/646785/trust-us-say-environmental-officials-not-your-own-eyes
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Air pollution plan not a rehash, says government

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... air science, Loh said local universities were exploring research to gauge the health impacts of air pollution. She said environment officials would also be sent to Geneva to learn from air ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1202121/air-pollution-plan-not-rehash-says-government
  10. News - China

    NPC delegates concentrate on food safety and clean air

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by JANE CAI

    ... the Chinese Academy of Sciences, recited earlier this week. Heavy haze blanketed northern and eastern parts of the mainland this winter. Rocketing readings of PM2.5 - breathable airborne particles ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1189451/npc-delegates-concentrate-food-safety-and-clean-air

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