Civic Exchange is proud to be a supporting organization of the shipping industry-led Fair Winds Charter 2013 (FWC 2013), announced today.
On environment, Civic Exchange welcomes Chief Executive C Y Leung’s proposals in his maiden policy address to tackle the city’s pressing environmental issues, including air pollution and nature conservation, among others.
Independent policy think tank Civic Exchange today launched a new publication Developing a Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan for Hong Kong.
Civic Exchange welcomes the announcement of the new air pollutant emissions reduction targets for Hong Kong in 2015 and 2020, and a series of proposed control measures.
Civic Exchange welcomes Audit Commission’s Report No.59 (the Report) dated 26 October 2012 and released today, in particular Chapters 1 and 2 on “Monitoring and reporting of air quality” and “Implementation of air-quality improvement measures”, respectively.
Civic Exchange today launched a new report entitled Walkable City, Living Streets. This report studies the walking environment in the city, draws on the best practices from overseas cities, and maps out what it takes for Hong Kong to become a world class city for pedestrians.
Public policy think tank Civic Exchange today launched a new publication Protecting Sites of Ecological Value: A Guide for Decision-makers (the Guide). This paper aims to assist decision-makers and administrators responsible for protecting Hong Kong’s biodiversity.
Public policy think tank Civic Exchange notes the Court of Appeal on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai- Macau Bridge emphasized that the Director of Environmental Protection has a duty to ensure project proponents must minimize the environmental impacts of their projects.
Climate Dialogue was a four-day international conference on climate change held in Hong Kong from 3 to 6 November 2010, with about 1,600 delegates.
China’s intensified hydropower development plans during the 12FYP, particularly those in Southwest China, need to be reviewed and reconsidered because they run large risks that can have long-term irreversible impact on the nation’s security, competitiveness, ecology and people’s livelihood.