Authored by Carine Lai, Civic Exchange launched today a study, titled Treating the Symptoms: A Critical Review of Urban Renewal in Hong Kong. The report is a critical analysis of Hong Kong’s urban renewal policies since 2000, with Hong Kong’s Urban Renewal Authority (URA) as the main focus but not the only one.
The ‘Get It Green’ (‘GIG’) competition, jointly organized by the Environmental Campaign Committee (ECC) and Civic Exchange, with the funding support of the Environment & Conservation Fund of the HKSAR Government, is inviting youth aged 25 and under to submit entries related to climate change and low carbon living.
Public policy think tank Civic Exchange today called on Chief Secretary Henry Tang to work with the Environmental Protection Department (EPD), Transport Department (TD), and the Secretary for Food & Health to reduce the threat to public health…
Civic Exchange has called for the Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS) to be implemented in Hong Kong for at least five years. This is a system that can help to save lives in a city that has heavy demand on ambulance service.1 This matter should have received high policy priority much earlier.
Public policy think tank Civic Exchange today noted that dust from a giant sandstorm in northern China has caused record levels of air pollution. However, the greater harm comes from living in a persistently high pollution environment, and there is an urgent need to reduce the pollution Hong Kong generates itself.
Civic Exchange submission to Legislative Council Panel on Environmental Affairs (Subcommittee on Improving Air Quality) – Early Replacement of Old Diesel Commercial Vehicles.
Independent public policy think tank Civic Exchange noted the Financial Secretary’s introduction of incentives to clean up roadside pollution in the 2010-2011 Budget, but remains concerned that unless mandatory measures requiring the worst polluters to clean up are adopted…