Environmental crisis should not be ignored amid protests over extradition bill
- Government’s long-term decarbonisation strategy consultation document did not set clear goals for the city to go carbon-neutral
- People who are suffering from poor air quality and effects of climate change have long aspired to have healthier living conditions
Edwin Lau Che-feng is founder and executive director of The Green Earth. Mr Lau has been actively engaged in environmental protection work since the late 1980s and he founded The Green Earth in early 2016. He places great concern on pressing environmental issues related to waste management, air pollution, climate change and energy conservation. He initiated the first waste paper recycling programme in schools, and introduced the first set of three-colour waste recycling bins in a public housing estate in Hong Kong. In 2009, Mr Lau was awarded the Medal of Honour by the Hong Kong SAR government in recognition of his long-term contribution to the cause of environmental protection and education.