Civic Exchange Fellow Simon Ng explained how Civic Exchange worked with different sectors to reduce ship emissions in Hong Kong.
An eminent panel of speakers discussed the landmark achievement of the Fair Winds Charter, a 10-year effort that led to ship-emission reduction and cleaner air in Hong Kong.
Fair Winds Charter: How Civic Exchange Influenced Policymaking to Reduce Ship Emissions in Hong Kong 2006-2015
The Fair Winds Charter report documented how Civic Exchange identified and tackled worsening ship-emission pollution to influence policymaking and improve air quality in Hong Kong. Civic Exchange worked with shipping companies to initiate the Fair Winds Charter, the first industry-led voluntary scheme to reduce ship emissions.Details
On 19 July 2018, Civic Exchange and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology co-hosted a workshop to test-drive the prototype of a new air-quality monitoring app called PRAISE-HK.
RTHK Radio 3: Civic Exchange Chairman Evan Auyang discussed traffic management, in light of a Clean Air Network report showing increased levels of some roadside pollutants.
NOW News: A feature programme about air pollution in Hong Kong cited Civic Exchange’s research on personal exposure to PM2.5.
Now TV: A feature programme, Now Report (經緯線), investigated different sources of air pollutants around Hong Kong. It quoted Civic Exchange’s recent report on personal exposure to PM2.5. (Chinese only)
Radio Television Hong Kong: Civic Exchange Fellow Simon Ng suggests that the Government enforce tighter sulphur emission rules.
Harbour Times: Zhi Ning, assistant professor at City University of Hong Kong, and Simon Ng, Civic Exchange fellow, presented their findings on pollution exposure in Hong Kong.