As the shipping industry faces another cyclical downturn, impacting profitability and the viability of weaker industry players, the emphasis on efficiency and lowering the cost base becomes more apparent.
With the global nuclear renaissance stalled by Fukushima, China is relying more than ever on hydropower to keep the economy growing.
This report shows a range of risks that have not been properly assessed, and emphasizes large hydro dams in unsuitable regions, especially the Nu River in Southwest, is not the way forward in switching away from fossil fuel to cope with climate change.
Recently, the UNFCCC has sought views on the mechanisms for stimulating mitigation and adaptation measures, making use of the funding commitments made at Cancun that are expected to realize US$100 billion per annum by 2020.
Civic Exchange submitted a submission in response to the consultation of Hong Kong’s Climate Change Strategy and Action Agenda.
Co-authored by Civic Exchange and scholars at the University of Leeds, UK, “Rich Delta, Costly Flooding” investigates the flood problem in the PRD and Hong Kong.
This survey is a supplement to an earlier public opinion survey The Hong Kong Transition Project completed on behalf of Civic Exchange in July 2010 on Hong Kong people’s attitudes to climate change.
This summary report is published by the Social and Policy Research Unit Department of Social Sciences Hong Kong Institute of Education and Civic Exchange.
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.