This summary report is published by the Social and Policy Research Unit Department of Social Sciences Hong Kong Institute of Education and Civic Exchange.
Governance and Policy
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 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.
Hong Kong is still one of the few jurisdictions in the world that has neither Freedom of information legislation nor archives legislation. To safeguard citizens’ right to access to government information, Hong Kong has adopted…
In June 2007, the Environmental Protection Department of the Hong Kong Government initiated an 18‐month study to review Hong Kong’s Air Quality Objectives and develop a long‐term air quality management strategy. The scope of the study includes a review of the current state of air quality in Hong Kong.
The Air Pollution Control Ordinance (APCO)1 – which came into force in 1983 – is the primary piece of legislation that deals with the management of air pollution in Hong Kong.2 This paper provides an overview of the Ordinance, in order to stimulate discussion…
2008 Survey on Hong Kong People’s attitudes toward air pollution, environment and public health, commissioned by Civic Exchange.
This report describes the development of a model for estimating the health burden due to air pollution in PRD by incorporating health effect estimates (i.e. the excess risks) from daily time-series studies of air pollution and estimating the avoidable impact of air pollution
The objectives of this review are: to identify the nature and types of studies on air pollution and health in Greater China, excluding Taiwan, including publications in both local and international journals on medicine and health.