A report issued by local think-tank Civic Exchange warns that policy makers and businesses in the Greater Pearl River Delta region must act now to prepare for the impacts of climate change, or risk significant losses in the future.
Today a group of health, science and public policy researchers launched the Air Quality Objectives Concern Group (AQOCG) and called for Hong Kong’s Air Quality Objectives (AQO) to be set at levels that protect public health.
A new report by Civic Exchange calls for a comprehensive strategy to conserve and manage Hong Kong’s unique natural assets.
The long-awaited Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change is expected to be released on Monday 30 October 2006 in London.
The World Health Organization (WHO) today released its new Air Quality Guidelines (AQGs), setting “a challenge for governments around the world to improve air quality in their cities in order to protect people’s heath”.
A report released today by local think-tank Civic Exchange calls for legislative change to protect consumers from toxins in live fish sold as food. Over 600 cases of ciguatera fish poisoning – caused by eating subtropical or tropical fish that have fed on toxic algae – have been reported in Hong Kong since 2000.
Christine Loh, CEO of Hong Kong think-tank Civic Exchange, today confirmed that Hong Kong could enjoy cleaner air within 24 months if Chief Executive Donald Tsang implements a series of just four straightforward, achievable air quality initiatives.