Hong Kong currently does not have a long-term decarbonization strategy or target beyond 2030 in place. It is critical for Hong Kong to formulate a long-term decarbonization plan to which the short- and medium-term actions could conform. WRI and Civic Exchange collaborated with Energy Innovation LLC to develop the Hong Kong Energy Policy Simulator (EPS),…
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…
Hong Kong 2050 is now, our joint initiative with the World Resources Institute, has drawn up policy recommendations for the long term decarbonisation strategy in the key areas of energy and building efficiency, mobility and lifestyle.
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.
This report summarises a forum held 6 December 2017 by The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology’s Institute for the Environment (IENV), Civic Exchange and Business Environment Council (BEC), to discuss the COP23 climate talks.
South China Morning Post: While the government hopes to reduce total emissions by 26%-36%, some critics say the plans lack conviction.
On 13 December 2016 Civic Exchange, Business Environment Council and HK University of Science and Technology’s Division for the Environment held a seminar to discuss progress action on climate change. This report highlights the key outcomes from the discussions. The Conference of the Parties (COP) of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) reached…
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.
The report was commissioned by ACCA and written by Christine Loh, when she was CEO of Civic Exchange.
Hong Kong’s Participation in the Carbon Intensity Reduction Activities and Carbon Trading Pilots in the PRD Region
This report summarises the findings from an interview conducted in February 2012. Taking place in Shenzhen, Hong Kong and Guangzhou, the interview aims to gather insights relevant to study Hong Kong’s participation in the carbon intensity reduction activities and carbon trading pilots in the Pearl River Delta region.