This report looks closely at Guangdong’s energy outlook in the context of Mainland China and its implications for Hong Kong. It aims to improve the understanding of Guangdong’s energy strategies and thereby, benefit Hong Kong’s energy policy deliberation. Download report
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Civic Exchange held a public forum on 10 June 2011 attended by about 250 participants with the goal of kick-starting a process of shared learning about issues related to nuclear energy development in Guangdong Province and Mainland China. With improved nuclear literacy, members of the public and the press can better understand nuclear developments in [...]
Civic Exchange This is a submission to The Legislative Council’s Panel on Environmental Affairs Special meeting on 29 April 2011, regarding “nuclear literacy” in Hong Kong. The term”nuclear literacy” describes a higher level of knowledge and understanding broadly across government, business, media, academia, and civil society on nuclear issues. Click here to to read the [...]
Energy efficiency is one of the most promising options for cost savings and environmental management for business. And yet effective financing models prevent energy efficiency benefits being realized to their full potential. Civic Exchange and Energy Resources Management hosted a breakfast briefing on 24 January 2011 with Bruce Schlein from Citigroup on “Energy efficiency: the [...]
Civic Exchange responded to the Government’s “Climate Change Strategy and Action Agenda” and included findings from a new survey on Hong Kong people’s attitudes towards nuclear power.
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. Click here to download the paper and the appendixes. English Appendix 1 Appendix 2 Appendix 3 Appendix 4
China is dramatically increasing its investment in nuclear power as a key element of its energy plan.Nuclear power is a way to reduce dependence on fossil fuels and the carbon emissions they generate. Four more reactors are either in operation or nearing completion at Daya Bay, whose two reactors currently supply some 25% of Hong [...]
Ms Christine Loh was one of the speakers at the Biomimicry Forum in Netherlands with the theme of “Innovation Inspired by Nature”. The forum focused on practical applications for radical energy and resource conservation, ecological design, education, sustainable business, bio-architecture, green chemistry, bio-agriculture, bioremediation, mycotech nology, and other breakthrough practices of nature-inspired science, business and [...]
Widespread disappointment following the failure of COP15 to come up with a binding agreement on climate change, despite having two years to work on the details. While the potential impacts and the rapidly diminishing window for action cry out for determined global action, since Copenhagen the prospect of a global agreement appears remote. Civic Exchange [...]
“Financing the Energy Transformation” The negotiations for the post-Kyoto multilateral arrangements beyond 2012 point to the need for an energy transformation away from the use of coal to lower carbon or zero carbon outcomes. The most recent science indicates this transformation needs to come much sooner than originally estimated and the reduction in carbon emissions [...]