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  1. Business - Economy - ENVIRONMENT

    Shenzhen in 200m yuan push for green shipping

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

    ... Shenzhen in push for green shipping The Shenzhen government plans to spend 200 million yuan (HK$252.7 million) a year on cash rebates to encourage shipping lines to switch to low-sulphur fuel while ... provides subsidies for extra costs incurred," Dong Yanze, director of the Construction Management Office of Shenzhen municipality's Transport Commission, said yesterday. In 2011, 19 ...

  2. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Mexican project to feature Chinese goods fined over environmental issues

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 07:20am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Mexico City Mexican authorities say construction went ahead without environmental nod Trade centre to feature Chinese goods fined Mexican environmental authorities have ... this that must be investigated, such as how they could have got [construction] permits without having realised the need for environmental impact statements," Rodriguez said. "If the laws were ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China's 'eco-cities' struggle for traction

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:37pm by GDN

    ... or shopping malls. Its empty highways traverse a landscape of vacant mid-rises and dusty construction yards. "This place is like a child; it's in a development phase," Wang said. ... disastrous; ghost cities and towns spur fears of an impending real-estate meltdown. The authorities began encouraging the construction of "eco-cities" in the middle of the last decade. Since ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Polluted Pearl River Estuary is killing pink dolphins, research finds

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 03:13am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Study highlights threat of estuary pollutants, but campaigners say construction is greater danger Dolphin deaths: 'smoking gun' found in estuary ... including the mainland. Dolphin campaigners welcomed the research but said the results were nothing new and construction projects were a bigger threat- a notion rejected by the foundation. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior III sails into Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... on the ship until it can be disposed in a location with recycling facilities. The pioneering green technology demonstrates the potential of high-efficiency engineering and construction, which is one ... Olivia Rosenman olivia.rosenman@scmp.com Ship showcases green technology as group urges power firms to sign up to energy saving goal Pride of Greenpeace sails in with message Five huge ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Islanders take to sea in waste protest

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... waste, he's puzzled by the choice of Shek Kwu Wan. With no existing infrastructure or equipment, the labour and the waste would need to be shipped in and housing built for staff. ... Yam advocates gasification technology, they both agree any incinerator should be located at Tsang Tsui, near Tuen Mun, as it would mean lower building costs, faster construction, have less ...

  7. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Actress Daryl Hannah arrested in Keystone pipeline protest

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 01:43pm by Reuters in San Antonio

    ... Reuters in San Antonio Actress Daryl Hannah was arrested in Texas on Thursday after she stood in front of an earth-moving machine clearing ground for the construction of the controversial ... environmental activist, was arrested last year outside the White House in another protest against the pipeline. The Keystone XL pipeline, a project of TransCanada Corp, would ship more than half ...


    Green buildings on the rise in Persian Gulf states

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 04:11pm by Associated Press in Doha

    ... excesses than conservation. From the sustainably logged wood used in its construction to the 3,500-square-metres of solar panels on the roof, the building designed by Japanese architect Arata ... the construction. “All the oil and gas countries are moving to a green concept to insure the new generation understands they have to preserve this energy and have something efficient.” Green buildings would ...



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