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  1. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    1,200 coal-fired power plants planned

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by The Guardian in London

    ... The Guardian in London Climate fear as coal-fired power surges More than 1,000 coal-fired power plants are being planned worldwide, research has revealed. The huge planned expansion comes despite warnings from politicians and scientists that the planet's fast-rising carbon emissions must peak within a few years if runaway climate change is to be avoided, and that fossil fuel ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLLUTION

    Athletics coach Paul Wright to quit Hong Kong for sake of son's health

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Since Wright took the job in May 2010, Hong Kong athletics has seen a significant improvement, notably qualifying for the men's 4x100 metres relay in the London Olympic Games. But Wright, ... to the US, where his wife is from. Hong Kong Sports Institute chief executive Trisha Leahy credited Wright for the recent rise in athletic standards. "Paul is moving on after a very successful ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Chance to host Formula E electric car race missed as pollution soars

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... environmentally friendly and high-profile sporting events to the city. The air pollution index at the roadside station in Causeway Bay peaked at 202 yesterday, the second highest level since recordings ... Cities included in the Formula E preliminary calendar are London, Rome, Los Angeles, Miami, Beijing, Putrajaya (in Malaysia), Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro. A spokesman for the Tourism ...

  4. Water sports fans' paradise

    Posted Jul 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... around the lake deal with water sports. Dive to the submerged remains of Lion Town or jet ski from island to island; the lake is large enough to handle a number of windsurfers and sailing boats, ...

  5. Olympics will shine torch on project

    Posted Feb 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Rathbone Market in London was once a well-known tourist spot and popular shopping district, but it has been in decline over the past few years. Thanks to the upcoming London Olympics, ... 'The development is unique as it allows buyers to claim a share of the Olympic legacy by buying in an area of East London that will continue to see a massive amount of investment ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Updated water quality standards needed for Hong Kong's beaches, says DAB

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 07:59pm by CHARMINE CHE

    ... Territories, particularly for many elderly people who enjoy swimming as a leisurely sport,” he said. He proposed building more swimming facilities on Hong Kong Island and parts of the New Territories, ...

  7. London, LA cited as cleanup role models

    Posted Sep 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Hong Kong should learn from London and Los Angeles in its fight against air pollution, in particular the need for political leaders to drive bold cleanup measures, ... So the government has to show leadership and educate the public and get their support for action,'' Dr Lloyd said. London's success in implementing a traffic congestion charge ...

  8. Sinister rise of the new green religion

    Posted Dec 15th 2009, 12:00am by Mike Moore

    ... boss once flew an employee to Ireland to deliver the Blackberry he had left in London. This worthy soul said he no longer travels in jets, has renovated his home to be more eco-friendly ...

  9. End of the line for the world's big fish?

    Posted Mar 10th 2010, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... they are all gone. Gwynne Dyer is a London-based independent journalist whose articles are published in 45 countries ...

  10. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - ARCHITECTURE

    Design duo foster debate on the built environment

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by Catherine Shaw

    ... for example, they were commissioned as cultural curators for Nike's greater China Flyknit collective at the Festival of Sport in Shanghai, where they developed a platform designed to generate communication between creatives in diverse fields. "Nike had just developed a revolutionary technology called Flyknit that creates a knitted upper for sports footwear that is light and almost ...




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