Clean Air Network

Act now on city's pollution crisis, warn campaigners

A haze of pollution as the sun sets over the harbour in Hong Kong on Jan.9 2013. Photo: AFP

Air quality at shopping and commercial districts is continuing to decline ahead of new measures to curb the city's pollution problem, says a green group's review.

Monday, 27 April, 2015, 3:30pm 8 comments

CAN figures are not unsubstantiated

Quick freeze in the Arctic

We've been taken to task by a reader for our piece yesterday for which we stand accused of "repeating this unsubstantiated and unproven statement that only a small number of old diesel-engined vehicles are causing a relatively high amount of the roadside pollution".

7 May 2015 - 3:07pm 2 comments

Dirty diesel engines an obvious target for EPD

Changing the game

It's long been known that vehicles using old diesel engines cause a high proportion of Hong Kong's roadside pollution. This was confirmed by the release of Hong Kong's 2010 Air Pollutant Emission Inventory recently. It revealed that a relatively small number of old diesel-engined vehicles were causing a relatively high amount of roadside pollution.

7 May 2015 - 3:07pm 5 comments

Hongkonger's daughter inspires 25,000 kilometre Asian motorcycle odyssey

Morgan Parker visits the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups in North Point for a screening of the documentary about his trip.Photo: Dickson Lee

When Hong Kong resident and former investment banker Morgan Parker wanted to give his nine-year-old daughter a different perspective from her "privileged expatriate life", he hit on the idea of embarking on a motorcycle odyssey across Southeast Asia in the name of good causes and little-known charities.

19 Aug 2012 - 11:31am

Live Earth, Love Earth

The Powered by Youth Forum, part of the Kids4Kids Advocates Programme, consisted of a full day of activities at Chinese International School. It focused on enabling young adults to help improve the lives of less fortunate children.

7 May 2015 - 3:07pm

Race is on to find the cleanest way to get about town

Green group Clean Air Network is recruiting teams of two for the 'Airmazing Race: Scavenger hunt for clean air' on June 25.

30 May 2011 - 12:00am