Radio Television Hong Kong: Evan Auyang, board chairman of Civic Exchange, talks about public transport strategy in Hong Kong.
The Standard: Hong Kong residents are exposed to air pollution that could be much worse than government data suggests, according to researchers from City University and Civic Exchange.
South China Morning Post: It’s not just on the city’s streets where Hong Kong residents are at risk from dangerous PM2.5 particulates – three-quarters of daily personal exposure is indoors, a study by Civic Exchange and City University reveals.
Hong Kong Free Press: Hongkongers are exposed to greater levels of PM2.5 pollutants than those recorded at government air quality monitoring stations, Civic Exchange says.
As the world marks the United Nations’ World Environment Day on 5 June, Civic Exchange expresses its concern over President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Accord on 1 June. Civic Exchange, an independent public policy think-tank, has a particular interest in the ways that politics can affect environmental change.
Civic Exchange supports the Hong Kong Government’s proposed three-step ban on the ivory trade and increased penalties for violators.
South China Morning Post: Chau Sai-wai, assistant director of water supplies in the Hong Kong government, writes an opinion piece in response to Civic Exchange’s report “The Illusion of Plenty: Hong Kong’s Water Security – Working towards Regional Water Harmony”.
South China Morning Post: The city relies on the Dongjiang in mainland China for 80% of its water, with a price that has progressively increased in last decade, currently paying HK$4.22 billion a year regardless of how much gets used.
China Dialogue: Despite being one of the world’s richest cities, its annual loss of water from leakage and theft is a whopping 32.5% of total production — such losses are avoidable, however.