Civic Exchange collected 165 indices as part of our project to develop a Wellbeing Index for Asian Cities. We studied how these indices are constructed so as to understand how we may eventually design and construct a new index.
Civic Exchange is working on creating a well-being index for Asian cities, that can harness the power of indices plus engage people on issues of civic importance.
This research project looks at how Hong Kong’s universities recruit, admit and support students with disabilities.
This paper provides an overview on the nuclear power consumption in China-Hong Kong context for the discussion of various arising themes people should be concerning about from the post-Fukushima perspectives. And finally the need that Hong Kong should increase our literacy on nuclear power is also discussed.
In 2007, Civic Exchange published a report entitled Lessons for Hong Kong: Air Quality Management in London and Los Angeles, which examined best practice in two cities that have achieved notable success in reducing air pollution.
This is the third in a series of papers on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge Judicial Review. This paper explains the judgment handed down by the Court of Appeal, and summarises what the judgment relates to and highlights questions that remain open in the environmental impact assessment process.
This paper summarizes the key outcomes from COP17 held in Durban in December 2011. A table listing all COP17 decision documents and a diagram capturing the essence of the COP17 decisions are also included.
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 reviews how the Tsang administration has tackled air pollution since he took office in March 2005, to determine where progress has been made, and where it has not.
Water is fundamental to all aspects of life. Hong Kong and Guangdong share the water’s sources that feed our economic and social activities. The continuing industrial transformation of Guangdong impacts the entire South China region.