In response to Hong Kong Government’s Budget Consultation 2012-13, Civic Exchange submitted a letter to the Financial Secretary on 12 January 2012.
Submission to the Consultation on the Renewal of the Franchises of New World First Bus Services Limited, Long Win Bus Company Limited and Citybus Limited (Franchise 2)
Civic Exchange notes that three public bus franchises for Long Win, New World First Bus and Citybus (Franchise 2) are nearing their completion date and that the Commissioner for Transport (C for T) has expressed his intention to renew the franchises owing to his satisfaction with their current operations.
Scientific studies not only show air pollution levels are very high in Hong Kong but also the substantial public health and economic costs involved…
Press Release: HK-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge Raises Important Questions on Sustainable Development in the Region. The Hong Kong Legal Case Will Drive Greater Scrutiny of the EIA Process
Public policy think tank Civic Exchange notes the Court of Appeal on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai- Macau Bridge emphasized that the Director of Environmental Protection has a duty to ensure project proponents must minimize the environmental impacts of their projects.
This letter follows Civic Exchange’s previous letter in which we expressed our appreciation and invited our Chief Executive to build on the foundations of policy support extended to a number of environmental issues in last year’s policy address and in the twelve months since then.
This letter to Chief Executive Mr Tsang reviews his election platforms and examins what remains unfulfilled from which contained a programme of proposals to transform many aspects of Hong Kong people’s lives.
In the light of a range of environmental issues in our CE’s last policy address as well as to some more recent policy initiatives in support of Hong Kong’s environment, this letter from Civic Exchange suggests Mr Donald Tsang to…
Press Release: The Largest Carbon Management Audit of its Kind in Hong Kong Civic Exchange: Climate Dialogue 2010 Event Carbon Footprint Report Now Available
Climate Dialogue was a four-day international conference on climate change held in Hong Kong from 3 to 6 November 2010, with about 1,600 delegates.
Submission: The impacts of the development of nuclear energy for local power generation on Hong Kong
This is a submission to The Legislative Council’s Panel on Environmental Affairs Special meeting on 29 April 2011, regarding “nuclear literacy” in Hong Kong.
Press Release: Civic Exchange New Report “Risks of Intensification of Hydropower Development in Southwestern China” urges NPC-CPPCC Members to Address Southwest Hydropower Development at 11th Congress
China’s intensified hydropower development plans during the 12FYP, particularly those in Southwest China, need to be reviewed and reconsidered because they run large risks that can have long-term irreversible impact on the nation’s security, competitiveness, ecology and people’s livelihood.