Light decorations at Queensway Plaza in Admiralty in 2012. Hong Kong’s new power deal partly addresses air pollution and climate change, but appears to ignore the effects of wasteful consumption. Photo: Felix Wong

Why Hong Kong needs higher, not lower, electricity tariffs

Paul Stapleton is left puzzled by the government’s self-congratulatory stance on bargaining down future power bills, when conservation aims are already struggling against profligate consumption by Hongkongers in a low-tariff environment

Topic |   Climate change

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Light decorations at Queensway Plaza in Admiralty in 2012. Hong Kong’s new power deal partly addresses air pollution and climate change, but appears to ignore the effects of wasteful consumption. Photo: Felix Wong
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