Olivier Delalande (third from left) with other members of the local arm of Extinction Rebellion. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong’s new Extinction Rebellion chapter looks to turn up the heat on the government over climate change

  • ‘We are here to sound the fire alarm,’ says founder of group calling for net emissions of zero within six years
  • But veteran environmentalists caution against unrealistic targets and alienating the public
Topic |   Climate change

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Olivier Delalande (third from left) with other members of the local arm of Extinction Rebellion. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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A tourist at the Tsim Sha Tsui promenade on a hazy day in 2018 when air quality was measured between 6 and 9 AQHI. Photo: Nora Tam

Greenpeace blasts Hong Kong government over new air quality objectives, estimating 2,000 extra deaths each year from pollution

  • Environmental group estimates the effects of air pollution if the city follows its new guidelines until 2025
  • Veteran activists says city has ‘no timeline, no road map and no destination’ on air quality
Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues

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A tourist at the Tsim Sha Tsui promenade on a hazy day in 2018 when air quality was measured between 6 and 9 AQHI. Photo: Nora Tam
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