In The Outline of the Plan for the Reform and Development of the Pearl River Delta 2008 – 2020, the National Development and Reform Commission recognizes the need for an industrial transformation in the PRD region (including Hong Kong and Macao). Civic Exchange offers six recommendations…
Hong Kong’s air pollution is unusually high and harmful to its citizen’s health for an economically mature service-based economy with high GDP, relatively sound governance structures, universal health care provision, and abundant financial reserves. Reference to the Hedley Environmental Index, demonstrates that…
Civic Exchange response to the FS on the 2009 Budget; Document 2: The FS’s response to Civic Exchange; and Document 3. Civic Exchange response to the FS’s response.
Reflecting community concerns about air pollution, 500 people today attended “The Air We Breathe – a Public Health Dialogue”, a conference organized by Civic Exchange and funded by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust to discuss solutions to Hong Kong’s air pollution and the associated public health benefits.
Independent Public Policy think tank Civic Exchange today launched “The Hedley Environmental Index”, a new website which for the first time quantifies the public health and monetary costs of air pollution in Hong Kong.
Annual deaths attributable to air pollution are estimated at 10, 000 in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong public policy think tank Civic Exchange today released a report outlining the threats to public health caused by rising toxic emissions from the rapid growth of marine related activities in Hong Kong and Shenzhen.