Environmental Issues With Energy

Companies clean up their act

It is one thing for Hong Kong companies to see the need to cut carbon emissions, but another to get them to act.

Saturday, 5 March, 2011, 12:00am

I want to host a travel programme

I have often wondered what would be the ideal career for me. I've decided I want to be the host of a travel show.

I have loved travelling since the age of 10. I've been to different counties, such as Japan, South Korea and the US. I love everything about travel.

1 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

How Bad are Bananas?

How Bad are Bananas? by Mike Berners-Lee Profile Books HK$135

20 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Tread lightly, save Earth

Ark Eden, a conservation group based on Lantau Island, gives the following advice for monitoring and reducing your carbon footprint:

Save up to one tonne of CO2 a year with some simple changes at home

1 Replace all light-bulbs with energy saving bulbs.

Save 50kg of CO2 per year per bulb changed.

31 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Emission laws trigger chain reaction

As governments introduce legislation to reduce pollution, logistics companies are offering solutions

As governments step up momentum to frame carbon emissions legislation for businesses, globalised companies are increasingly looking for solutions to reduce their environmental footprint.

3 May 2008 - 12:00am

Targets for greenhouse gas cuts must be prudent and scientific

In the process of amending the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, green groups have been pressing for a setting of greenhouse gas emission reduction targets to mitigate the effect of global warming, in addition to capping emissions of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and respirable suspended particulates of power plants in Hong Kong.

22 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Better logistics may increase emissions

Greater logistics efficiency and a more complex global supply chain may increase the volume of carbon dioxide emissions. With improved logistics infrastructure on the mainland, manufacturing facilities no longer need to locate near ports or transport hubs.

9 Nov 2007 - 12:00am