A protester adds fuel to the fire after a rubbish bin was set ablaze. When the protests are over, will our young people devote similar fervour to reducing the amount of rubbish produced? Photo: Winson WongA protester adds fuel to the fire after a rubbish bin was set ablaze. When the protests are over, will our young people devote similar fervour to reducing the amount of rubbish produced? Photo: Winson Wong
A protester adds fuel to the fire after a rubbish bin was set ablaze. When the protests are over, will our young people devote similar fervour to reducing the amount of rubbish produced? Photo: Winson Wong
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

Hong Kong’s protesters should reserve some fury for bigger problems: the climate crisis and our mountain of waste

  • Dozens of countries have set the goal of ‘net zero carbon’ by 2050, though how they will achieve this is far from clear
  • They are ahead of Hong Kong, though, which has yet to turn its attention to a task that will require changes from all of us

A protester adds fuel to the fire after a rubbish bin was set ablaze. When the protests are over, will our young people devote similar fervour to reducing the amount of rubbish produced? Photo: Winson WongA protester adds fuel to the fire after a rubbish bin was set ablaze. When the protests are over, will our young people devote similar fervour to reducing the amount of rubbish produced? Photo: Winson Wong
A protester adds fuel to the fire after a rubbish bin was set ablaze. When the protests are over, will our young people devote similar fervour to reducing the amount of rubbish produced? Photo: Winson Wong
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