Thousands of school students from across Sydney attend the global climate strike rally at Town Hall on March 15. They joined hundreds of thousands of students worldwide demanding urgent political action on climate change. Photo: EPA-EFE Thousands of school students from across Sydney attend the global climate strike rally at Town Hall on March 15. They joined hundreds of thousands of students worldwide demanding urgent political action on climate change. Photo: EPA-EFE
Thousands of school students from across Sydney attend the global climate strike rally at Town Hall on March 15. They joined hundreds of thousands of students worldwide demanding urgent political action on climate change. Photo: EPA-EFE
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

Hong Kong, preoccupied with its extradition crisis and trying to ‘be water’, overlooked the climate emergency

  • Hong Kong, grappling with protests for half of 2019, was somewhat out of tune with the global zeitgeist, which was focused on how to combat the threat of climate change

Thousands of school students from across Sydney attend the global climate strike rally at Town Hall on March 15. They joined hundreds of thousands of students worldwide demanding urgent political action on climate change. Photo: EPA-EFE Thousands of school students from across Sydney attend the global climate strike rally at Town Hall on March 15. They joined hundreds of thousands of students worldwide demanding urgent political action on climate change. Photo: EPA-EFE
Thousands of school students from across Sydney attend the global climate strike rally at Town Hall on March 15. They joined hundreds of thousands of students worldwide demanding urgent political action on climate change. Photo: EPA-EFE
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David Dodwell

David Dodwell

David Dodwell is the executive director of the Hong Kong-APEC Trade Policy Study Group, a trade policy think tank.