Principles and Measures to Improve Air Quality: Policy Recommendations for a New Administration

In January 2012, Civic Exchange published a set of policy recommendations to reduce air pollution. To download the report, click on the link above.

Air pollution remains the most serious and persistent threat to public health in Hong Kong. This paper sets out seven principles for more effective control of air pollution. It also proposes seven measures that can swiftly and significantly reduce those emissions that threaten us most – roadside emissions. This paper proposes a framework and measures that could be adopted by an incoming administration seeking to make an immediate impact by reducing roadside air pollution.