Just transition, or practices for mitigating and adapting to climate change without sacrificing key stakeholders’ interests, is a topic that Hong Kong-listed companies have to confront, expert says.
Jennifer Morgan was granted just one meeting with a government official in three days, regarded as a sign of displeasure over Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock’s comments about Xi Jinping.
COP28 president designate praises bank’s new climate action plan; new report questions AIIB accountability process.
Chinese ICT giants Alibaba, Baidu, China Mobile, Tencent and Xiaomi could eliminate 2.5 times Hong Kong’s annual emissions if they achieve net zero emissions, think tank China Water Risk says.
Technology and ecological protection are central themes of extravaganza at Hangzhou Olympic Sports Centre Stadium, watched by President Xi Jinping and visiting counterparts.
At the Bund Summit in Shanghai on Saturday, HKEX chairwoman Laura Cha said the Hong Kong bourse will ensure that its climate-related disclosure rules are in line with the highest international standards.
EDPR is expanding in the Asia-Pacific region as it shifts focus from distributed solar installations in Europe to large projects that need land space.
Speaking at forum in Chinese capital, Xie Zhenhua says protectionism could raise costs of solar power and jeopardise G20 clean energy goals, while US and EU ambassadors urge Beijing to cut use of coal and sign methane pledge.
Beijing’s pledge to phase down coal use starting in 2026 appears to be in jeopardy amid a building spree for new coal-fired plants, energy analysts say.
As temperatures increase due to climate change, Chinese government is urged to protect mental health
The world is heading for 2.5 degrees Celsius warming by 2100 and needs to increase total investments by 50 per cent to decarbonise the energy sector to be able to limit global warming to below 1.5 degrees Celsius under the Paris Agreement, a new report said.
Achievement shows Tibet could play a significant role in helping China achieve its dual carbon targets, regional head Yan Jinhai tells ecological development forum.
China’s significant jump in share of total global debt stock to 20 per cent draws scrutiny as its regional governments confront financial strain.
Sinopec, PetroChina and CNOOC have not fulfilled the minimum requirements to align with the Paris Agreement and continue ‘to put investors at risk’, according to the think tank.
Meet four companies in Hong Kong, Macau and Shenzhen that are determined to turn innovations that reduce carbon footprint into viable businesses.
Hong Kong’s heaviest rainfall since records began in 1884 forces several malls to close on Friday as several parts of the city are paralysed by widespread flooding.
Former water-treatment engineer says the city has a decades-long history of flooding that could be mitigated with better weather forecasting, particularly in this era of more frequent extreme weather.
In wake of heavy rainfall last month, Chinese president inspects rice crops and talks to citizens, offering sympathy and encouragement, says state media.
California signed its most recent pact with the Chinese province of Hainan in August, including academic cooperation on air pollution, carbon neutrality and zero-emission vehicles.
International efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the food sector are falling well below what is needed for the world to achieve its climate goals, according to the head of The Nature Conservancy.
Team from China and Britain finds scientific evidence for link between Tibetan Plateau and East Asian circulation and precipitation.
The Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero will collaborate with institutions on net zero efforts, with the Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s CEO and the Hong Kong Green Finance Association’s chairman advising.