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Light bulb

Voluntary phasing out of incandescent light bulbs insufficient

In our continued attempt to reduce our city's energy consumption, Hong Kong's environment minister Wong Kam-sing said last month that the government is moving forward on the phasing out of incandescent light bulbs.

Friday, 5 April, 2013, 3:02am

Letters to the Editor, March 31, 2013

A study by the University of Hong Kong has revealed how serious a problem light pollution has become in Hong Kong. The worst reading taken by the survey team at the Space Museum in Tsim Sha Tsui was "1,200 times the International Astronomical Union standard".

31 Mar 2013 - 2:08am 5 comments

Letters to the Editor, March 17, 2013

Parallel-goods trading is a controversial topic and a practice condemned by many people. However, I think it is beneficial to Hong Kong to some extent.

17 Mar 2013 - 2:21am 1 comment

Letters to the Editor, March 3, 2013

I was interested to read Dr Robert Hanson's letter ("'Green' light bulbs really a health hazard", February 22), replying to my letter ("Offer rewards for light-bulb recycling", February 17). However, I would like some references to back up the claims he made.

3 Mar 2013 - 3:32am 3 comments

Letters to the Editor, February 22, 2013

It was disappointing to find so decent a man as Bernard Chan defining his mandate so narrowly: "My committee already exists. It is the Council for Sustainable Development, and its task is to find ways to implement waste charges."

22 Feb 2013 - 4:04am