Civic exchange believes that the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) should be included in the 2012-13 Policy Address. To follow the CBD’s updated Strategic Plan for Biodiversity, Hong Kong is expected to produce a comprehensive Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (BSAP)…
Press Release: Civic Exchange’s New Report Guides The Development Of An Effective Plan For Biodiversity Conservation In Hong Kong
Independent policy think tank Civic Exchange today launched a new publication Developing a Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan for Hong Kong.
Press Release: Civic Exchange urges the new administration to think beyond tail-pipe solutions in the wake of today’s announcement on Hong Kong’s new emissions reduction targets
Civic Exchange welcomes the announcement of the new air pollutant emissions reduction targets for Hong Kong in 2015 and 2020, and a series of proposed control measures.
Press Release: Civic Exchange urges HKSAR Government to take swift actions for improving air quality and protecting public health, in line with Audit Commission’s recommendations
Civic Exchange welcomes Audit Commission’s Report No.59 (the Report) dated 26 October 2012 and released today, in particular Chapters 1 and 2 on “Monitoring and reporting of air quality” and “Implementation of air-quality improvement measures”, respectively.
In response to 2013 Policy Address Consultation on Environmental Policies, Civic Exchange submitted this document that focuses mainly on issues relating to air pollution and public health, nature conservation, water resources management, energy and climate change, and city planning.
Press Release: Civic Exchange New Report On Walkability Asks For A People-based City Planning Approach To Make Hong Kong A World Class City For Pedestrians
Civic Exchange today launched a new report entitled Walkable City, Living Streets. This report studies the walking environment in the city, draws on the best practices from overseas cities, and maps out what it takes for Hong Kong to become a world class city for pedestrians.
Press Release: Hong Kong Needs To Make Better Decisions About Nature Conservation – Civic Exchange Develops A 5-step Guide For Decision-makers To Select Ecological Sites For Protection
Public policy think tank Civic Exchange today launched a new publication Protecting
Sites of Ecological Value: A Guide for Decision-makers (the Guide). This paper aims to assist decision-makers and
administrators responsible for protecting Hong Kong’s biodiversity.
Submission on the Airport Authority’s revised project profile for the expansion of Hong Kong International Airport into a Three-Runway System
This is a second and supplementary submission from Civic Exchange on the project profile for ESB-250/2012. The points raised refer to the further information published on 30 June 2012, the accompanying press release of the Airport Authority…
Civic Exchange presented this letter with a few ideas for the Panel Members to consider when considering the Government’s request for support for proposal to build the Integrated Waste Management Facilities (IWMF) and to extend Hong Kong’s landfills.
This is a submission to the Secretariat of the UNFCC in response to its invitation to accredited observer organizations to submit views on various approaches, including opportunities for using markets, to enhance the cost-effectiveness of, and to promote…