People shop in a market in Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong, on May 2, 2020. Adopting a plant-based lifestyle in Hong Kong can reduce an individual’s carbon emissions by 1.4 tonnes of CO2e per year. Photo: Shutterstock
People shop in a market in Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong, on May 2, 2020. Adopting a plant-based lifestyle in Hong Kong can reduce an individual’s carbon emissions by 1.4 tonnes of CO2e per year. Photo: Shutterstock
Philippe Li
Opinion

Opinion

Philippe Li

Why Hongkongers’ low-carbon lifestyle choices may not be as green as they think

  • Hongkongers are being encouraged to play their part in tackling climate change, yet they have no way of knowing which actions are most effective
  • Providing data on emissions saved from going meat-free or recycling allows people to ‘see’ the impact of their green habits

People shop in a market in Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong, on May 2, 2020. Adopting a plant-based lifestyle in Hong Kong can reduce an individual’s carbon emissions by 1.4 tonnes of CO2e per year. Photo: Shutterstock
People shop in a market in Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong, on May 2, 2020. Adopting a plant-based lifestyle in Hong Kong can reduce an individual’s carbon emissions by 1.4 tonnes of CO2e per year. Photo: Shutterstock
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