The Hong Kong Government has set out a planning vision and strategy for the city, reaching to the year 2030 and beyond. The public is encouraged to give their own opinions until the deadline of 30 April. Here are Civic Exchange’s views and recommendations.
Civic Exchange commends the Government’s Climate Action Plan 2030+ for its many initiatives, but regrets that the plan shies away from the most important questions: How quickly is Hong Kong phasing out coal? And what are we going to switch into: natural gas or nuclear?
Civic Exchange, welcomed the fact that walkability – one of our main areas of focus – was addressed directly and specifically in the Hong Kong Chief Executive’s Policy Address. However, Civic Exchange also expressed concern with the Chief Executive’s emphasis on land development and rezoning.
Civic Exchange submitted a written comment to support the SAR Government to roll out long-term action plan for post-2020 to cope with threats and consequences brought by the remarkably changing climate.
Civic Exchange submitted a document in response to the public consultation on the Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan for Hong Kong launched in January 2016
Civic Exchange strongly supports the Government’s plan to roll out the Electronic Road Pricing Pilot Scheme because we believe congestion charging is an effective means to manage transport demand and to reduce traffic congestion in Hong Kong.
In response to DVRC Initiative’s application to the Town Planning Board (Application No. Y/H3/7), Civic Exchange is writing to express our strong support of the application and of the arguments in favour of the applicant’s proposal.
In response to Intellects Consultancy Ltd.’s application to the TPB, Civic Exchange submitted a document to express our strong objection to the application and to dismiss the shaky arguments provided by the applicant.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) launched a document entitled Consultation Paper on Review of the Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting Guide (Consultation Paper) . This Consultation Paper aims to urge the issuers in Hong Kong d …