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July 2017

Is Hong Kong Taking Its Water Supply for Granted?

3rd July 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
The American Chamber of Commerce in HK, 1904 Bank of America Tower, 12 Harcourt Road, Central
Hong Kong,
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Evan Auyang, Civic Exchange’s chairman, will discuss how this complex issue is about far more than just the financial cost of water. He will also give recommendations on how to address the problem.

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Shaun Martin speaking to a full house at Green Drinks at Cafe 8, on 12 July 2017. Photo by Cosmo Lo for Civic Exchange

What’s the True Value of Our Natural Resources? with Shaun Martin

12th July 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cafe 8, Rooftop, Hong Kong Maritime Museum, Central Ferry Pier 8, Central
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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https://www.facebook.com/civicexchange/posts/1736460573034788 The focus of much environmental policy in Hong Kong is on protection – for example, regulating pollution, or preventing damage during construction projects. There is less interest paid to our natural resources’ actual, positive value – rainwater than can become fresh water, country parks that can promote ecotourism, and trees that can provide shade and absorb pollutants on busy streets. Shaun Martin, a Civic Exchange 思匯政策研究所 project consultant, published a new paper in June on “ecosystems services,” a term that refers…

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September 2017

Seminar: Merging Science, Policy, & Business

11th September 2017 @ 9:15 am - 11:00 am
HKUST Business School Central, 15/F, Hong Kong Club Building, 3A Chater Road, Central
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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Civic Exchange Fellow Simon Ng and American academic Robert Gottlieb, co-authors of the book "Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China" (2017, MIT Press), will present their research on the two cities and how they are closely connected.

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ENVR Seminar: Getting Clean Air in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China

11th September 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

About the Event Highlighting an apparently absurd response (like selling canned fresh air), developing a tool to raise awareness through community monitoring, translating and making accessible scientific information, and pushing for policies to address the sources of air pollution have each contributed to the struggle to improve air quality in smoggy Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and the cities in China. The talk by Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng will discuss what changes have taken place in these locations in their…

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Food & Environment in the Trump & Xi Era

12th September 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
City University of Hong Kong, Room B5-311, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building Hong Kong

Civic Exchange Fellow Simon Ng and American academic Robert Gottlieb are the co-authors of “Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China”. They will be speaking about food and the environment in the United States and China.

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Let’s Talk & Do Something: Citizens for Change

12th September 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Morrison Cafe & Bar, 284 Queen's Road Central, Sheung Wan
Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Civic Exchange Fellow Simon Ng and American academic Robert Gottlieb, co-authors of "Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China", will share their knowledge on citizens' efforts across the world to tackle air pollution.

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Are China and the U.S. Switching Roles on Climate Change?

13th September 2017 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong, 2 Lower Albert Road
Central, Hong Kong
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Civic Exchange Fellow Simon Ng and American academic Robert Gottlieb, co-authors of "Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China", will discuss the world's environmental challenges from two distinct points of view: one American and one Asian.

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Green Drinks With Simon Ng and Robert Gottlieb

13th September 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cafe 8, Rooftop, Hong Kong Maritime Museum, Central Ferry Pier 8, Central
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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Civic Exchange Fellow Simon Ng and American academic Robert Gottlieb, co-authors of “Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China”, will discuss traffic problems and transport in two very different cities: Los Angeles and Hong Kong.

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November 2017

HK BioBlitz 2017

3rd November 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 4th November 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Tai Tam, Basecamp at ex-WSD Senior Staff Quarters

Civic Exchange is a supporting organisation in the HK Bioblitz 2017, when volunteers and experts will record animal and plant life in Tai Tam Tuk, for 24 hours from 3-4 Nov. Read more at http://taitamtuk.org/news/

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