Greenpeace activists at a climate change protest in Geneva on August 8. Photo: AFP
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

Is Hong Kong willing to make the drastic lifestyle changes necessary to head off the climate crisis? The signs aren’t good

  • Drastic behavioural shifts are urgently needed, with households worldwide responsible for three-quarters of carbon emissions. In Hong Kong, as elsewhere, the challenge is to fly less, eat less meat and improve energy and transport efficiency

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Greenpeace activists at a climate change protest in Geneva on August 8. Photo: AFP
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Youngsters participate in a Global Strike for Climate rally in Brisbane, Australia, on September 20. A group of 32 banks have since 2016 funnelled US$1.9 trillion into a total of 1,800 fossil fuel companies. Photo: EPA-EFE
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

Can big banks and bosses look Greta Thunberg in the eye as they talk the talk on climate change?

  • Bankers and company CEOs have signalled a seismic shift in business approaches amid the climate crisis
  • But with billions funnelled each year into fossil fuel financing, and no clear targets or plans, worries about “greenwashing” do not seem far-fetched

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Youngsters participate in a Global Strike for Climate rally in Brisbane, Australia, on September 20. A group of 32 banks have since 2016 funnelled US$1.9 trillion into a total of 1,800 fossil fuel companies. Photo: EPA-EFE
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