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.
Public policy think tank Civic Exchange today released a new book: “Climate Change Negotiations: Can Asia Change the Game?”, which argues that Asia should take the initiative to be a “game-changer” in upcoming global climate change negotiations in Poznan and Copenhagen.
The Hong Kong stock exchange is well placed to set up an exchange platform for carbon trading, stated Alderman David Lewis, the Lord Mayor of the City of London. He addressed members of Hong Kong’s financial sector this morning……
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.
Hong Kong based think tank Civic Exchange releases a groundbreaking study today entitled “A Price Too High – Health Impacts of Air Pollution in southern China”.
Hong Kong’s financial sector recognises the opportunities for carbon markets to expand and evolve as the world begins in earnest to de-carbonise in order to fight climate change.
Negotiators in Bali are unlikely to get Asian developing countries to agree to binding greenhouse emissions targets for now in the post-Kyoto climate change agreement, a report released today by think tanks Civic Exchange and the Singapore Institute for International Affairs argues.
“Hong Kong is not ‘marginalised’ by China’s growth. Hong Kong needs to let go of areas it has lost competitive advantage, focus where it is competitive and create new strengths for the future”, said Christine Loh…
Hong Kong’s air quality policies must be more stringent to reverse the rise in air pollution and protect public health.
Civic Exchange and the Institute for the Environment of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology applaud the release of the 2006 monitoring results of the Pearl River Delta Regional Air Quality Monitoring Network.