This report highlights the key outcomes from a discussions held on 6 December 2017 in Hong Kong. Eight representatives from Hong Kong’s business, academia, NGO and diplomatic communities spoke about addressing the important challenge of global climate change at the HKUST Business School Central. The free public forum was organised by the HKUST Institute for the Environment (IENV), Civic Exchange and Business Environment Council (BEC). It drew a full room of 100 attendees.
The Hong Kong forum came on the heels of the UN’s Climate Change Conference, the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) in Bonn, Germany, under Fiji’s leadership. Participants discussed what progress had been made globally, and what impacts it could have on Hong Kong and China.