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  1. Students channel green thinking

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... was often a tricky balance between protecting old buildings while ensuring they adhered to strict regulations. As such, parts of buildings occasionally have to be torn down so as to conserve them ...

  2. Don't act in haste over proposal for an LNG plant on the Sokos

    Posted Aug 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... environmental heritage. It would also avoid the tricky issue of to whom the LNG monopoly should be awarded. Even Mr Barron accepts that CLP Power would not be the best beneficiary of this lucrative ...

  3. Hurt rare bird set free at Mai Po

    Posted Feb 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and gingerly looked around before spreading its wings and flying off. He or she- reserve staff did not get around to doing the tricky checks needed to determine its sex- soon joined the spoonbill flock ...

  4. Critics challenge Foster's zero-carbon claim

    Posted Apr 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... buildings,' he said. 'Turning food waste into biogas is a good idea but using it to offset buildings' emissions is a bit tricky.' Wong said panel members were also unconvinced because ...

  5. Failure at climate talks will carry high price

    Posted Dec 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on current trends are always tricky. But the figures, based on forecasts by the International Energy Agency, the US Department of Energy and China's own National Coal Association, represent ...

  6. Lack of trust is hampering real progress on global warming, observers believe

    Posted Jul 30th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... to expect much progress from Sino-US dialogue on these tricky issues because the two countries have vastly different strategic interests and concerns,' said Professor Xu, director of the Centre ...

  7. Attempt to corner the rare earth market doomed to fail

    Posted Nov 24th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... has the biggest deposits, Russia, the US and Australia among others are all sitting on substantial reserves (see the chart). Still, mining rare earths is tricky. They are found in association ...

  8. Beijing in last-ditch attempt to meet energy efficiency targets

    Posted Aug 10th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... tricky. Part of the reason is that the government's policies of suppressing interest rates and rewarding officials who promote grand projects have skewed China's growth towards ...

  9. Counting on the frog chorus

    Posted Aug 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to their coaxing noise and hop to their sound. The females listen for the deepest croaks, which signify a bigger, fitter mate. 'But sometimes frogs are tricky,' says Teresa Ma, an ecologist ...

  10. Whiff of rotten eggs about government pollution claim

    Posted May 06th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... the regulatory regime would be tricky, but not impossible. In a new paper Lin Feng and Jason Buhi of the City University of Hong Kong School of Law call for the establishment of a single cross-border ...




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