By Su Liu This report shows a range of risks that have not been properly assessed, and emphasizes large hydro dams in unsuitable regions, especially the Nu River in Southwest, is not the way forward in switching away from fossil fuel to cope with climate change.
Posts Tagged "water"
Co-authored by Civic Exchange and scholars at the University of Leeds, UK, “Rich Delta, Costly Flooding” investigates the flood problem in the PRD and Hong Kong.
Civic Exchanged hosted a press conference on total water management in Hong Kong. Raising water prices is inevitable for Hong Kong to manage its water resource better. So far, the HKSAR Government hesitates to increase tariffs because if expected resistance from legislators.
By Simon Powell, Christine Loh, Guo Peiyuan Christine Loh and Dr Guo Peiyuan of SynTao have been following China’s water crisis closely. They have been keeping track of the availability and pricing of the resource as well as the evolvement of related policies and regulations. In this report, they highlight a very important shift in [...]
Where does the water we drink come from? Is there enough for everyone? Hong Kong’s water supply comes from the rainfall we collect in our reservoirs (20-30%) and water we buy from the Mainland (70-80%). The agreement for water from Dongjiang, a tributary of the Pearl River, will expire in 2015. With demand growing throughout [...]
By Ma Jun, Christine Loh, Wang Jingjing and Wuwei Civic Exchange and Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE) co-authored the current report to illustrate examples of water violations by HK-listed companies and suggest better environmental disclosure requirements from the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited. Since 2006, the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE), [...]
By Dave Dore, Guo Peiyuan, Anna-Sterre Nette, Jiali An Sponsored by ADM Capital Foundation and Civic Exchange, “The Asia Water Project” is a unique collaborative research that offers information about Asia’s growing water crisis and fosters dialogue to encourage better water management.
Asia Water Project commissioned the 150-page Responsible Research report, targeting the investor community. The report, which will be free to download, identifies key factors that will impact water supplies in China. These bring both risks and opportunities to investors and companies in variety of sectors. The speakers for the event would be from the Asia [...]
“The Asia Water Project: China”, sponsored by Civic Exchange and ADM Capital Foundation, is a unique collaborative research and web portal offering access to information about China’s growing water crisis and fostering dialogue to encourage better water management.
Sponsored by ADM Capital Foundation and Civic Exchange, “The Asia Water Project” (AWP) is a unique collaborative research and web portal that offers information about Asia’s growing water crisis and fosters dialogue to encourage better water management. The initial focus of this project is on China. Click to read the press release.