2008 Research Report

Green Harbours: Hong Kong & Shenzhen

By
17 June 2008

This report outlines the threats to public health caused by rising toxic emissions from the rapid growth of marine related activities in Hong Kong and Shenzhen. It also identifies a number of short medium and long-term solutions for tackling the problem, and calls on the Hong Kong SAR and Shenzhen Governments to develop a strategy to reduce the threats based on best practice from around the world.
 
Media Coverage
18 June 2008 – South China Morning Post Take pollution fight to region’s ports
18 June 2008 – South China Morning Post Use policies on fuel tax to lower port pollution
18 June 2008 – South China Morning Post Black clouds
18 June 2008 – The Standard Rules sought for cleaner harbor
19 June 2008 – South China Morning Post Change of tack
19 June 2008 – South China Morning Post Smoke on the water