This report summarises the findings from an interview conducted in February 2012. Taking place in Shenzhen, Hong Kong and Guangzhou, the interview aims to gather insights relevant to study Hong Kong’s participation in the carbon intensity reduction activities and carbon trading pilots in the Pearl River Delta region.
This report describes how severe nuclear reactor accidents happened even though the chance to occur is as rare as a European sighting a black swan before the 17th century.
This paper provides an overview on the nuclear power consumption in China-Hong Kong context for the discussion of various arising themes people should be concerning about from the post-Fukushima perspectives. And finally the need that Hong Kong should increase our literacy on nuclear power is also discussed.
This paper summarizes the key outcomes from COP17 held in Durban in December 2011. A table listing all COP17 decision documents and a diagram capturing the essence of the COP17 decisions are also included.
As the shipping industry faces another cyclical downturn, impacting profitability and the viability of weaker industry players, the emphasis on efficiency and lowering the cost base becomes more apparent.
With the global nuclear renaissance stalled by Fukushima, China is relying more than ever on hydropower to keep the economy growing.
This report shows a range of risks that have not been properly assessed, and emphasizes large hydro dams in unsuitable regions, especially the Nu River in Southwest, is not the way forward in switching away from fossil fuel to cope with climate change.
Recently, the UNFCCC has sought views on the mechanisms for stimulating mitigation and adaptation measures, making use of the funding commitments made at Cancun that are expected to realize US$100 billion per annum by 2020.
Civic Exchange submitted a submission in response to the consultation of Hong Kong’s Climate Change Strategy and Action Agenda.
Co-authored by Civic Exchange and scholars at the University of Leeds, UK, “Rich Delta, Costly Flooding” investigates the flood problem in the PRD and Hong Kong.