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.
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.
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.
This report aims to propose measures to accelerate the replacement of diesel vehicles.
Sponsored by ADM Capital Foundation and Civic Exchange, “The Asia Water Project” is a unique collaborative research that offers information about Asia’s growing water crisis and fosters dialogue to encourage better water management. For the “The Asia Water Project” as part of their special series…
President Obama left Copenhagen with an accord that outlines broad goals for international cooperation on climate change, with the US, China, India, Brazil and South Africa acting outside of the United Nations’ intended negotiating framework…
What did COP15 mean for the world? Two observations are obvious.
Despite the fact that the USA will attend COP15 in Copenhagen without signed domestic legislation, President Obama and the US delegation have diverged from the previous US policy position regarding the international climate change negotiations.
South China, including Hong Kong and Macau, depends on the Pearl River and its tributaries. The current publication aims to increase public awareness about its centrality in the economic, social and political well-being of South China, and also its critical role to…
This policy paper prepared by Civic Exchange urges the HKSAR Government to tell the public that the cost of upgrading Hong Kong’s old and highly polluting franchised bus can be shared among the bus operators, the public purse and bus riders….