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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Toxic alert as Hong Kong suffers highest number of red tides in 26 years

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 05:24pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... shifting. They would not rule out the possibility that a lethal red tide- that can kill off marine life en masse- could strike soon, although these are almost impossible to forecast. "The more algal blooms we have, the higher the probability that a toxic red tide will strike," said Professor Rudolf Wu Shiu-sun, director of the University of Hong Kong's school of biological ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Runway report slammed for leaving out risk of polluting vessels

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... cent did not believe the government would strike a good balance between development and conservation.   ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    University 'o-camps' need to cut back on waste, Friends of the Earth says

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:38am by VICTORIA ANN DUTHIE

    ... "We should aim to strike a balance between leisure and environmental protection." But going green does not necessarily detract from the fun. Friends of the Earth's project encourages ...

  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Top emitter China strikes EU carbon deal

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 06:45pm by Reuters in Brussels

    ... China, the world’s biggest carbon dioxide emitter, struck a deal to work with the EU on Thursday to cut greenhouse gases through projects including the development of Chinese emissions trading. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Lawmakers finally vote to back HK$2b Tseung Kwan O landfill extension

    Posted May 21st 2014, 02:04pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... is my duty to strike a balance between the rights of the members to table motions and the efficient functioning of this subcommittee," Lo said yesterday. He cited a ruling by Legco ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Where's the beach? Days of torrential rain wash away Hong Kong sands

    Posted May 13th 2014, 12:29pm by Staff Reporter

    ... this morning hoisted a thunderstorm warning, which remained in force until noon. There were more than 300 lightning strikes between 9pm yesterday and 10am today, mostly concentrated in the New ...

  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China’s top oil firm blacklisted for environmental breaches

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 05:34pm by Reuters

    ... the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) is under mounting pressure to strike hard against powerful industrial firms long given a relatively free hand to pollute in the quest for profit. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Public warms up to cash-for-trash payment proposal

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:38am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... said. "If the fee is set too low, there is no incentive for people to dump less." Secretary for the Environment Wong Kam-sing yesterday said there was a need to strike a balance over ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China to build ‘world’s largest’ smog chamber to solve pollution puzzle

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 04:36pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... about a scientific study before. "We have been told to drop whatever we have in hand and work on the smog issue, as if a meteorite is about to strike the earth," he said, declining ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Smog in Beijing like LA in '60s, US EPA chief Gina McCarthy says

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 03:27am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com American environmental protection boss says mainland can cut pollution and grow economy Smog in Beijing like LA in '60s, US official says Smog-filled Beijing strikes a close resemblance to Los Angeles at its polluted worst in the 1960s, the United States' top environmental protection official said yesterday. US Environmental Protection ...




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