This paper provides an overview of the current air quality management framework and practices in Guangdong.
Governance and Policy
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.
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.
Bad records management has serious consequences. For years, Hong Kong officials have been stuck in a regulatory limbo where they must “print-and-file” important e-mails, a cumbersome and wasteful practice.
This book brings events right up to date and includes the results of a survey about the Hong Kong public’s attitude towards the CCP.
The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge Judicial Review is probably one of Hong Kong’s most important legal cases relating to the environment, and is bringing up a number of important issues in Hong Kong. This paper aims to facilitate effective public debate…
This paper provides a short introduction to the outcome of the judicial review regarding the environmental impact assessment of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge. The case was heard on 22-24 February 2011, and the judgment was handed down on 18 April 2011.
Civic Exchange released a public opinion survey on 1 December entitled “LESS TALK, MORE ACTION”. The survey shows that one in four people are considering emigration in response to the public health threats of Hong Kong’s air pollution, up from one in five in December 2008, when a similar survey was conducted.