South China Morning Post: Some members of the public plan to file a judicial review against the Environmental Department’s decision to grant an environmental permit to the Airport Authority to build a third runway. Such a court challenge has apparently become routine, reflecting public doubts about the credibility of the environmental impact assessment process.
The submission covers policy recommendations on areas including air pollution and public health, energy policy and climate change strategy, urban liveability, nature conservation, heritage conservation, small house policy and water resources management.
This is a submission to the LegCo Panel on Transport in response to the Public Transport Strategy Study.
South China Morning Post: Hong Kong may be the only jurisdiction on earth which allows non-human corporate entities to vote, and their existence is one of the murkiest aspects of Hong Kong’s political system.
South China Morning Post: At a recent forum on urban innovations, hosted by the European Union Academic Programme, Dominic Weiss of the Smart City Vienna project gave an inspiring talk about his city’s sustainable development policies.
Civic Exchange launched a new publication “Taking from the Wild: Moving Towards Sustainability in Hong Kong’s Wildlife Trade.”
Civic Exchange has launched a new report, “Improving Hong Kong’s Emission Inspection Programme for On-Road Diesel Commercial Vehicles”, which will enhance their proper maintenance and emission reduction performance.
Civic Exchange supports Shenzhen’s latest initiatives to reduce ship and port emissions.