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24/11/2021
A Wake Up Call on HK’s Electronic Waste Problem
Assistant Prof. Benjamin STEUER from Division of Environment and Sustainability shared his insights on Hong Kong’s electronic waste problem in a TV program, where he said the e-waste recycling business in HK has limited potential.
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12/11/2021
The Need to Promote Biodiversity
In an article of the government’s study report on the artificial islands in the Central Waters yesterday, Head of Division of Environment and Sustainability Prof. Alexis LAU said while both green roof and the parks mentioned in the report are greening initiatives, they cannot help promote biodiversity.
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07/11/2021
Transforming Pledges Into Plans
As a speaker of the Social Enterprise Summit, Division of Environment and Sustainability Chief Development Strategist Prof. Christine LOH talked about how cross-sector collaboration could transform pledges into plans to accelerate the success of reaching net zero targets by 2050. Separately, Prof. LOH wrote an article on planning the northern metropolis as a carbon-neutral metropolis.
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02/11/2021
Rethinking the Relationship between Hong Kong and Mainland China
There is a feature article on the book co-written by Division of Environment and Sustainability Chief Development Strategist and Adjunct Prof. Christine LOH.
28/10/2021
Two ways Hong Kong must transform to achieve carbon neutrality
Adjunct Assistant Prof. Davis BOOKHART from Division of Environment and Sustainability wrote an article on the questions Hong Kong has to address to achieve carbon neutrality and other goals pledged in its Climate Action Plan 2050.
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28/10/2021
Jockey Club Global Graduate Tower with Sustainability Features
HKUST held the opening ceremony of Jockey Club Global Graduate Tower (GGT) on 24 October 2021. GGT Residence Master Prof. WANG Yu-Hsing and Director of Sustainability and Division of Environment and Sustainability Assistant Professor Prof. Davis BOOKHART introduced the tower’s sustainability features and the new interactive smart metering system in a media tour while PG student Ginbert Permejo CUATON shared his hall life.
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20/10/2021
How to balance energy, climate and GDP
Prof. YE Qi from Division of Public Policy spoke in a TV interview on global energy shortage, particularly the situation in China as the country’s economic growth has slowed down and winter is fast approaching. He also touched on whether renewable energy could be the next major source of power in China, saying the overall coal consumption is expected to see a steady decline.
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19/10/2021
Young Chinese fall out of love with marriage
Prof. Stuart GIETEL-BASTEN from Division of Public Policy was interviewed on a poll which shows young mainlanders are increasingly reluctant to get married. He said the result highlighted the mismatch between individual and societal expectations.
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16/10/2021
As Asian nations open up, where is travel allowed – and how can I do so safely?
In an article on pandemic travel advice, Division of Environment and Sustainability Adjunct Prof. Joseph KWAN said mask-wearing is an effective and much-needed protective measure as long as the pandemic is still ongoing.
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14/10/2021
Philippines torn between LNG and renewable energy
In an article on whether the Philippines should import liquefied natural gas as its major energy source after depleting its natural gas reserve, Division of Environment and Sustainability Assistant Prof. Laurence DELINA said it should take the chance to transit to renewable energy sources.