The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Department of Geography and Resource Management) presents a seminar by Christine Loh on “CLIMATE CHANGE: ASIA’S DEVELOPMENT ASPIRATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES”
DATE: 19 Mar 2009 FILED UNDER: Environment, Events TAG: climate change, sustainability, world politics
Hong Kong Association of Business and Professional Women presented “The Power to Make a Difference – Organisations and Women Helping Hong Kong’s Environment” on March 17, 2009 at Hong Kong Club. Christine Loh gave a speech on air pollution.
One of the underlying causes of Hong Kong’s air pollution problem is the weakness of the main piece of legislation – the Air Pollution Control Ordinance (APCO).
DATE: 7 Mar 2009 FILED UNDER: Event Reports, Events, Presentations, Social TAG: public records management
Proper public records management and heritage preservation are essential to building collective memory as they preserve our history. They also provide a window into the values of and culture of our society. This seminar has drawn on the knowledge of local and international experts and practitioners on records management and heritage preservation to examine the status of records and heritage preservation and management in Hong Kong.
DATE: Mar 2009 FILED UNDER: Articles, Economy, Environment TAG: air, civic engagement, public health
By Eric Cheng and Roy Luo
…After many years of researching the correlation between air pollutants and related health impacts, Professor Hedley recognized the need to close the gap between generating scientific evidence and communicating the risks. The Hedley Environmental Index, using objective and peer-reviewed research, simultaneously educates the public and senior decision-makers in the Hong Kong government about the dangers of air pollution…
DATE: 28 Feb 2009 FILED UNDER: Environment, Research Reports TAG: chinese politics, energy, transport