Typhoon Mangkhut helped show “storm surge” is a threat to modern cities, not just something for the history books.
A consideration of science suggests the reclamation plans, including for East Lantau Metropolis are foolhardy, even irresponsible.
Government Policy Not Followed; Waste Not Reduced - as Incineration Made Priority
Powerpoint presentation I gave at Inter-departmental Working Group on Clean Shorelines - Engagement Session with Community Groups meeting.
While climate change may have long seemed an issue for hardcore, tree-hugging environmentalists, concerns are spreading.
There has been considerable brouhaha over Hong Kong’s waste strategy, especially plans to expand three landfills plus build an incinerator on an artificial island by Shek Kwu Chau – which passed two votes in the Legislative Council, but were then…
Typhoon Haiyan was among the strongest storms on record, and devastated a swathe of the Philippines. A storm surge was most damaging; and surges have hit Hong Kong.
Hong Kong government aims to dump and burn waste, and has no Plan B. Instead, it should develop a strategy that will energise Hong Kong by targeting zero waste to landfills and incinerators. I’m among the opponents to the Shek…
what does it mean to be a crazy environmentalist? Well, I can’t speak for everyone, but can tell of some of the things I’ve done in the past month
Can you do anything to protect yourself against air pollution? Answer: you can try, but the best way is to have cleaner air; or even move!