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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Smog in Pearl River Delta 'worse than in Beijing'

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI, Agence France-Presse

    ... Shoe and cosmetic factories the main factors behind higher levels of dangerous organic compounds, says mainland dust expert Pollutants in the Pearl River Delta are more dangerous than those choking the capital because they contain higher levels of hazardo ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    At least five more people detained over Huizhou incinerator protest

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 03:15pm by He Huifeng

    ... position was. "We are not afraid of being detained. If we don't stand up to fight, it will be too late to save our community," resident Li Wei said. According to county authorities, ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Guangdong demonstrators take to streets for second day to protest waste incinerator plans

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 02:19pm by He Huifeng

    ... participants and witnesses estimated thousands took to the streets in Boluo county, demanding the authorities scrap the incinerator project, which would process 2,600 tonnes of rubbish a day. Li Wei ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Pollute thy neighbour: no rules in Pearl River Delta

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... has been subject to debate recently as its planning application is discussed. Unlike the city governments in the area, pollution knows no borders, said Johnny Wei Hanyang, founder of the Cross-border Environment Concern Association. For example, Wei said, the Shenzhen authorities did not include neighbouring Tung Ping Chau Marine Park on the Hong Kong side in an environmental impact ...

  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Shenzhen's reach for stars puts Deep Bay wetland birds at risk

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by He Huifeng

    ... around skyscrapers and repeatedly colliding with windows and building signage." Johnny Wei, founder of the Cross-border Environment Concern Association, urged the Shenzhen government to conduct and release the results of an environmental impact assessment before construction began. Wei and Yu agreed that environmentalists on both sides of the border should try to get the Shenzhen ...

  6. Business - China Business - ENVIRONMENT

    Car battery makers urge Beijing to bring in recycling rules

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 10:31am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com Recycling rules urged for batteries on mainland Key players in the mainland's vehicle battery industry are urging the authorities to issue ... battery makers, licensed collectors, licensed lead producers and car owners. Zhang Wei, a manager with Enersys, one of the world's largest industrial battery makers, said manufacturers hoped ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong researchers develop flower that can withstand sub-zero temperatures

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 06:35pm by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Breakthrough by university researchers could be used to boost agricultural production Flowers that can beat the freeze Researchers have found a way to prevent flowers from freezing that they say could increase production in agriculture and floral cultivation. The procedure, so far tried in just a single species, Arabidopsis, uses a protein found ...

  8. 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

    ... "The price will go down as manufacturing increases," said Wei Ming Lin, managing director of Ecofactory (Asia). He hopes the system will one day become cheap enough to be affordable ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    EU urges China to roll out carbon trading nationwide ahead of 2020 target

    Posted May 28th 2014, 05:01am by Li Jing

    ... market, China may discover that it is not that expensive to have a climate policy," said Delbeke. Su Wei, director of the climate change department at the National Development and Reform ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    'Solar chimneys' may help solve China's energy woes

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 03:26am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... which has been discussed for decades, ended in failure when a 195-metre tall tower in Manzanares, Spain, collapsed in 1989 due to structural failure. But Professor Wei Yili, the leader ... metres, but had to rein in their ambitions because of a nearby airport. "This is the biggest regret of the project," Wei said. "Our power generation capacity and efficiency have ...




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