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.
Civic Exchange and City University of Hong Kong used newly developed sensors to track individuals’ exposure to certain pollutants, as they moved between home and parts of the city.
Since 2006, Hong Kong has taken the lead in Asia in researching the extent of air pollution from ships and its impact on human health.
This is a Policy Brief extracted from and drawing upon the findings in
the Pearl River Delta Ship Emission Inventory Study – Final Report.
Civic Exchange submitted a written comment to support the SAR Government to roll out long-term action plan for post-2020 to cope with threats and consequences brought by the remarkably changing climate.
Civic Exchange’s Written Submission to Transport and Housing Bureau and Transport Department on the Electronic Road Pricing Pilot Scheme in Central and its Adjacent Areas
Introduction In December 2015, the HKSAR Government (the Government) launched a three-month consultation on an electronic road pricing pilot scheme for Central and its adjacent areas (ERP Pilot Scheme). In the public engagement document, the Government highlighted the deteriorating state of traffic congestion in Hong Kong as a matter of great concern, with average car…
Civic Exchange has published two research reports on I/M for road vehicle in 2013-14, informing and engaging stakeholders in relevant policy discussions. This report represents looks at the issue that has been raised in two of our previous reports, the number and competency of vehicle repair mechanics in Hong Kong.
Written Comment to the Office of the Ombudsman regarding the implementation of strengthened control of exhaust emissions from petrol and LPG vehicles
Civic Exchange submitted a document to the Office of the Ombudsman to provide comments on government’s implementation of strengthened control of exhaust emissions from petrol and LPG vehicles