Mandatory Energy Efficiency Labelling Scheme (MEELS) goes Mobile and raises energy efficiency standards!

Mandatory Energy Efficiency Labelling Scheme (MEELS) goes Mobile and raises energy efficiency standards! by Professor Robert Gibson, Fellow of Civic Exchange and Joyce Yeung, Intern at Civic Exchange The Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD) is making energy labeling stricter. Under the Mandatory Energy Efficiency Labelling Scheme (MEELS), energy labels must now be shown on…

Hong Kong should import ‘clean hydrogen’ from region to cut reliance on national nuclear power, government adviser says

South China Morning Post: Hong Kong should explore importing “clean” hydrogen from regional neighbours as an alternative to using nuclear power from mainland China to reduce its carbon footprint, according to the head of a group that advises the government. Former Hong Kong Observatory director Lam Chiu-ying, now the convenor of the Sustainable Development Council’s…

Civic Exchange’s Response to Long-term Decarbonisation Strategy Public Engagement

Civic Exchange has submitted a paper in response to the Council for Sustainable Development’s public engagement on Long-term Decarbonisation Strategy. Although 2050 seems far ahead, with the current Global Climate Crisis, we all must start planning now for a lower carbon Hong Kong. Civic Exchange thinks, aiming for net-zero emissions as the appropriate direction for…

The Future of the Paris Agreement

This report summarises the talk by Prof Daniel Bodansky from Arizona State University on 14 May 2018. It was organised by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology’s Institute for the Environment (IENV), supported by Civic Exchange.