For villages and newly built properties, many areas of Hong Kong, such Tai O (above) it means government officials quite literally lifting our coastal defences. We should not simply be waiting for the next tidal surge to drive the message home. Photo: SCMP
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

Too much Hong Kong property is built and priced around naive ignorance and misplaced optimism towards climate change

While we give lots of lip service to climate change challenges (excepting Donald Trump of course), many cities worldwide seem to be sleepwalking into the crisis, inadequately prepared for the deluge to come. And that includes Hong Kong

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For villages and newly built properties, many areas of Hong Kong, such Tai O (above) it means government officials quite literally lifting our coastal defences. We should not simply be waiting for the next tidal surge to drive the message home. Photo: SCMP
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