Walkability Events

Submission to Environment Bureau on the Greater Bay Area

Civic Exchange responded to the Hong Kong Government Environment Bureau’s recommendation on The Greater Bay Development Plan, which covers Hong Kong, Guangdong and Macau. The submission is in Chinese only. 回應《粵港澳大灣區城市群發展規劃》環保方面的建議 思匯政策研究所對環境局就《粵港澳大灣區城市群發展規劃》(下稱...

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Ready to Move

South China Morning Post: The small house policy, which was first enacted in 1972 as a temporary measure to address the housing needs of the indigenous villagers in the New Territories, has long been criticised as unsustainable and outdated – open to abuse, corruption, speculative development, environmental damage and is a form of discrimination against women.

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Green Value

South China Morning Post: Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying’s policy address drew a swift reaction from six environmental groups, which criticised him for blaming the serious shortage of housing supply in Hong Kong on the zoning of large areas of land for non-development use, such as country parks.

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Preserve for All

South China Morning Post: Hong Kong’s rich biodiversity should be treasured; protecting it should be a broad community endeavour.

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Falling Short

South China Morning Post: Some members of the public plan to file a judicial review against the Environmental Department’s decision to grant an environmental permit to the Airport Authority to build a third runway. Such a court challenge has apparently become routine, reflecting public doubts about the credibility of the environmental impact assessment process.

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