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.
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.