This report describes how severe nuclear reactor accidents happened even though the chance to occur is as rare as a European sighting a black swan before the 17th century.
This paper provides an overview on the nuclear power consumption in China-Hong Kong context for the discussion of various arising themes people should be concerning about from the post-Fukushima perspectives. And finally the need that Hong Kong should increase our literacy on nuclear power is also discussed.
This paper summarizes the key outcomes from COP17 held in Durban in December 2011. A table listing all COP17 decision documents and a diagram capturing the essence of the COP17 decisions are also included.
With the global nuclear renaissance stalled by Fukushima, China is relying more than ever on hydropower to keep the economy growing.
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.
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.
Recently, the UNFCCC has sought views on the mechanisms for stimulating mitigation and adaptation measures, making use of the funding commitments made at Cancun that are expected to realize US$100 billion per annum by 2020.
Press Release: Response to Government Climate Change Consultation and Results of Nuclear Power Opinion Survey
Independent public policy thank-tank Civic Exchange today released its response to the Government’s Climate Change Strategy and Action Agenda and also released the findings from a new survey on Hong Kong people’s attitudes towards nuclear power.
Civic Exchange submitted a submission in response to the consultation of Hong Kong’s Climate Change Strategy and Action Agenda.
Co-authored by Civic Exchange and scholars at the University of Leeds, UK, “Rich Delta, Costly Flooding” investigates the flood problem in the PRD and Hong Kong.