Civic Exchange released a public opinion survey on 1 December entitled “LESS TALK, MORE ACTION”. The survey shows that one in four people are considering emigration in response to the public health threats of Hong Kong’s air pollution, up from one in five in December 2008, when a similar survey was conducted.
DATE: 01 Dec 2010 FILED UNDER: Environment, Events, Index_Publications, News, Press Releases, Research Reports, Surveys TAG: air, public health
DATE: 30 Nov 2010 FILED UNDER: Articles, Environment, Events, Index_Publications, Interviews, Media Coverage, News, Presentations, Press Coverage, Press Releases, Publications, Research Reports TAG: flooding, water
As part of the ongoing “Green Harbours II” project, Civic Exchange hosted a meeting with government and shipping lines to discuss a proposed government-administered recognition programme based on the Fair Winds Charter, an industry-led voluntary fuel switch for ocean-going vessels calling at Hong Kong. This recognition programme would be an important building block towards regulation of ships in Hong Kong and across the Pearl River Delta region.
DATE: Oct 2010 FILED UNDER: Environment, Index_Publications, News, Press Releases, Publications, Research Reports, Social, Surveys TAG: climate change
Global climate change is no longer just a theory of interest to scientists; it has become a matter of daily experience, public concern and governmental action. Public opinion is a vital tool in addressing human-caused climate change. Measuring public understanding and building public support for action is a task for every nation. (more…)
A Climate of Change: Public Opinion Survey on Global Climate Change in Hong Kong 2010 (Summary of Key Findings)
DATE: Oct 2010 FILED UNDER: Environment, Publications, Research Reports, Social, Surveys TAG: climate change
In July 2010, The Hong Kong Transition Project conducted a survey on behalf of Civic Exchange on Hong Kong people’s attitudes towards global climate change. The survey has telephone interviews of 1,008 randomly selected residents aged 15 and over, in Cantonese, Mandarin, Hakka, Fujianese and English.
This is survey summary reveals 7 key findings of the opinions and concerns Hong Kong people have for climate change.
DATE: Oct 2010 FILED UNDER: Articles, Environment, Index_Publications, News, Publications TAG: climate change
This briefing paper provides the background to the Conference of Parties meetings in Cancun (COP-16), Mexico, from 29 November to 10 December 2010. It examines the key issues COP 16 will experience, whether there will be enough governments agreed to send a positive signal in stabilizing the global climate.
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In response to the Environment Bureau’s climate change consultation, public policy think tank Civic Exchange and the Social & Policy Research Unit of the Department of Social Sciences at the Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIED) proposed ways to improve Hong Kong’s current measurement of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
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Hong Kong. 7 October, 2010 (Thursday) – In response to the Environment Bureau’s climate change consultation, public policy think tank Civic Exchange and the Social & Policy Research Unit of the Department of Social Sciences at the Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIED) proposed ways to improve Hong Kong’s current measurement of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. (more…)
DATE: 9 Sept 2010 FILED UNDER: Environment, Submissions TAG: air, climate change, conservation, energy
Civic Exchange has suggested three principal environmental issues for the Chief Executive’s 2011 Policy Address which are reducing air pollution, nature conservation & management of rural land, and climate change and energy policy.
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DATE: 24 Aug 2010 FILED UNDER: Economy, Environment, Social, Submissions TAG: air, emissions, ports, public health, public records management
Civic Exchange releases four major policy recommendations for Chief Executive’s 2011 Policy Address which include Rural Land Policy, Health‐based Air Quality Policy, Regulating Shipping Emissions, and Archival Law and Good Governance.