Thomas Tang

Thomas Tang

Dr Thomas Tang is CEO and founder of PJ Sustainability Consulting Limited.

Latest from Thomas Tang

Opinion | How Covid-19 offers Hong Kong a chance to tackle food waste and poverty

Food that is edible and nutritious is often still thrown away, but it can be rescued and given to vulnerable groups. It is sad that Hong Kong tolerates so much urban poverty among these groups, who should not suffer from hunger.

Food that is edible and nutritious is often still thrown away, but it can be rescued and given to vulnerable groups. It is sad that Hong Kong tolerates so much urban poverty among these groups, who should not suffer from hunger.

23 Feb 2021 - 10:04AM
Opinion | Co-living can relieve Hong Kong’s housing crisis and help rebuild community spirit

Shared housing could be a solution for young professionals, the elderly and low-income families with no choice but to share often squalid, unsafe facilities. Any potential solutions should provide versatile living areas, green spaces to allow for stress relief and, above all, affordability to offset sky-high rents.

Shared housing could be a solution for young professionals, the elderly and low-income families with no choice but to share often squalid, unsafe facilities. Any potential solutions should provide versatile living areas, green spaces to allow for stress relief and, above all, affordability to offset sky-high rents.

6 Nov 2020 - 4:21PM
Opinion | The positive side of trade wars: fewer imports, a smaller carbon footprint and less need for plastic packaging

The prize of a less-connected global economy is, possibly, a more sustainable world, if countries find the incentive to conserve resources, minimise waste and switch to more environmentally efficient ways of living.

The prize of a less-connected global economy is, possibly, a more sustainable world, if countries find the incentive to conserve resources, minimise waste and switch to more environmentally efficient ways of living.

9 Jun 2019 - 11:06PM
The View | Four reasons Hong Kong businesses should be taking more interest in local bogs and birds

Apart from helping prevent climate change, a goal businesses have a stake in, wetlands can inspire product innovation, are repositories of rare plant species that could have commercial applications and offer business executives space to unwind.

Apart from helping prevent climate change, a goal businesses have a stake in, wetlands can inspire product innovation, are repositories of rare plant species that could have commercial applications and offer business executives space to unwind.

14 Feb 2019 - 2:04PM
12 Feb 2015 - 6:57PM
War on Ebola can be won, if human ingenuity again rises to the challenge

The Ebola virus that is infecting many people in West Africa is raising ripples of alarm across the rest of the world. The World Health Organisation seems disconcertingly powerless to halt the spread of the disease, which stokes fears of a global pandemic.

The Ebola virus that is infecting many people in West Africa is raising ripples of alarm across the rest of the world. The World Health Organisation seems disconcertingly powerless to halt the spread of the disease, which stokes fears of a global pandemic.

11 Sep 2014 - 4:48AM
Weather defences are vital in dense, built-up Hong Kong

Last week, Hong Kong experienced one of the hottest days so far this summer. Higher temperatures seem to be on the horizon.

Last week, Hong Kong experienced one of the hottest days so far this summer. Higher temperatures seem to be on the horizon.

21 Jun 2014 - 1:47AM
Local fixes point way to Hong Kong's green future

Cities that strive to accommodate expanding populations must find the right amount of infrastructure suited to their needs and which meets the approval of citizens and government.

Cities that strive to accommodate expanding populations must find the right amount of infrastructure suited to their needs and which meets the approval of citizens and government.

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