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.
This DutchCham Magazine article (Vol. 170) highlights the growing calls in Hong Kong for pro-pedestrian city planning, and how a recent proposal for Des Voeux Road Central might enhance pedestrian and business environment, provide attractive and vibrant streets, and improve roadside air quality.
Civic Exchange submitted a document in response to the Government’s public consultation on the policy review on conserving built heritage in Hong Kong.
Civic Exchange submitted a document commenting on the scope of “Future Fuel Mix for Electricity Generation” consultation, definitions of the consultation document’s guiding energy policy objectives, as well as different fuel mix options.
Civic Exchange commends the shipping industry for extending the Fair Winds Charter to the end of 2014. This is a welcoming move from the industry, showing once again how committed they are in reducing ship emissions in Hong Kong.
The Chief Executive proposes various initiatives in the 2014 Policy Address, including air quality management, nature conservation, urban liveability, people with disability and women issues. But there are areas that Civic Exchange has identified as major reservations or missed opportunities.