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  1. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    New York may start charging for shopping bags in green push

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 09:12pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York New York may start charging for shopping bags Grocery shoppers in New York City may soon have to pay 10 US cents for each plastic or paper bag ... Margaret Chen, one of the legislation's co-sponsors, said during a news conference on the City Hall steps. "And they cost New York City a lot of money." New York residents use ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1458632/new-york-may-start-charging-shopping-bags-green-push
  2. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Beef most costly protein based on environmental harm, US study finds

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 09:57pm by AFP

    ... and raising cattle, according to a study. Beef requires 28 times more land than the average total needed to produce eggs, poultry, pork or dairy products, according to the research, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Raising beef also required 11 times more irrigation water than other proteins, said researchers at Bard College in New York, Yale University ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557275/beef-most-costly-protein-based-environmental-harm-us-study-finds
  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Green activists spend 100,000 yuan on NY Times ad aimed at Xi's environmental policy

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing jiangtao.shi@scmp.com Mainland pair use New York Times to call on new leaders to fight pollution and warming Activists spend 100,000 yuan on ad aimed at Xi Two grass-roots environmental activists have run an advertisement in The New York Times calling on China's new leaders, including Communist Party chief Xi Jinping, to honour Beijing's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1099417/green-activists-spend-100000-yuan-ny-times-ad-aimed-xis-environmental
  4. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Walrus calf saved in Alaska headed for Brooklyn

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 12:00am by THE NEW YORK TIMES

    ... The New York Times Walrus calf rescued in Alaska is putting on weight, showing pluck and headed to Big Apple Fat, moustachioed orphan welcome in New York How do you transport a 106kg baby to New York? If he's a 15-week-old walrus rescued from the open ocean off Alaska, the answer is a jumbo-size crate aboard a FedEx cargo jet, accompanied by a veterinarian and a handler. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1058070/walrus-calf-saved-alaska-headed-brooklyn
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Cash for landfill revamps backed despite concerns

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:57am by Ernest Kao

    ... new uses for seven former landfills closed between 1997 and 2006. Six sites closed during the same period have already been put to recreational use. The government plans to spend HK$1 billion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557674/cash-landfill-revamps-backed-despite-concerns
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Victoria Harbour 'clean enough' without HK$30b sewage treatment upgrade

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:58am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... is being put under review, taking into account the latest water quality conditions and new technology for wastewater treatment," Amy Yuen Wai-yin, assistant director of environmental ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557126/victoria-harbour-clean-enough-without-hk30b-sewage-treatment-upgrade
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    New 'windless' air conditioner comes to Hong Kong... but it's not cheap

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:57am by Jessie Lau

    ... cold or warm pockets. There are downsides, however. One is that the system takes time to work. It can take 20 minutes to heat or cool a 200 sq ft room, Mak says. Another is the equipment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1538454/air-conditioner-green-not-cheap
  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing can breathe more deeply as air quality improves in 2014, says government

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 02:22pm by Stephen Chen in Beijing stephen.chen@scmp.com

    ... 20,000 hectares of new forests have been planted in and around the capital. Beijing’s PM2.5 pollution level was also found to be lower than the levels in all 13 neighbouring cities, including ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1551857/beijing-can-breath-more-deeply-years-air-quality-improves-2013-says
  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China plans more perks to drive up demand for electric cars

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 03:06pm by Teddy Ng

    ... be expected, just a day after the State Council said the government would exempt purchase tax for new-energy vehicles. These include all electric cars, plug-in hybrids and fuel-cell vehicles. China wants to boost the sales of electric vehicles and has set a target of having 500,000 on the road by next year. But the nation only has about 70,000 new-energy cars in operation – and more than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1551061/china-plans-more-perks-drive-demand-electric-cars-amid-anti-pollution
  10. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Let it breathe: Beijing considers 'wind tunnels' design for the city to combat smog

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 07:06pm by Chris Luo

    ... around for some time, the proposal was brought up in the city’s integrated city planning recently, according to the Beijing media. “This is not a new concept, but it is [given] more weight ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Beijing’s urban planning authorities are for the first time seriously considering creating “wind pathways” in the capital in the future to combat severe air ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1545011/let-it-breathe-beijing-considers-wind-tunnels-design-city-combat

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