The HKSAR Government can become a leader in GHG emissions measurements by investing in a variety of ways to measure emissions, as well as by adopting a collaborative attitude towards working with universities and other knowledgeable institutions.
In July 2010, The Hong Kong Transition Project conducted a survey on behalf of Civic Exchange on Hong Kong people’s attitudes towards global climate change.
This briefing paper provides the background to the Conference of Parties meetings in Cancun (COP-16), Mexico, from 29 November to 10 December 2010.
What results have Hong Kong’s urban renewal policies produced in practice? What impact have they had on our built environment? Are they environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable? This report is a critical analysis of Hong Kong’s urban renewal policies since 2000…
The Framework Agreement is the first stage of implementation of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC)’s consultation document The Outline of the Plan for the Reform and Development of the Pearl River Delta 2008-20202 (The Outline), which was released in December 2008.
The article consists of three parts and is printed in Hong Kong Law Journal.
In order to evaluate the risk of exposure of the road users, including pedestrians, drivers and commuters, to air pollutants on the streets, the Mobile Real-time Air Monitoring Platform (MAP) was deployed to study the street-level air pollution of the 18 districts in Hong Kong.
This book reviews the history and development of the Election Committee (and its predecessor), discusses its ties to legislative assemblies in Hong Kong and Mainland China, and reflects on the future of the system.
Building on stakeholder communities created in previous Green Harbours work,1 Civic Exchange has continued to engage the government as well as the ship, cargo and port sectors to discuss ways to reduce emissions from ships in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta region.
Christine Loh and Dr Guo Peiyuan of SynTao have been following China’s water crisis closely. They have been keeping track of the availability and pricing of the resource as well as the evolvement of related policies and regulations…