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  • Environment & Sustainability
The Need to Promote Biodiversity
12/11/2021
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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  • Environment & Sustainability
Transforming Pledges Into Plans
07/11/2021
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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  • World Relations
Rethinking the Relationship between Hong Kong and Mainland China
02/11/2021
There is a feature article on the book co-written by Division of Environment and Sustainability Chief Development Strategist and Adjunct Prof. Christine LOH.
  • Environment & Sustainability
Two ways Hong Kong must transform to achieve carbon neutrality
28/10/2021
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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  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Student Bonding & Development
Jockey Club Global Graduate Tower with Sustainability Features
28/10/2021
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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  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Business & Economy
How to balance energy, climate and GDP
20/10/2021
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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  • Public Policy
Young Chinese fall out of love with marriage
19/10/2021
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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  • Social Changes and Health
As Asian nations open up, where is travel allowed – and how can I do so safely?
16/10/2021
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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  • Environment & Sustainability
Philippines torn between LNG and renewable energy
14/10/2021
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.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Public Policy
Policy Address Clears Way for Political, Economic Change
12/10/2021
An opinion piece by DProf. Christine LOH, Chief Development Strategist, Division of Environment & Sustainability on how the Cheif Executive’s Policy Address has prepared Hong Kong for positive political and economic changes.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
Sustainable Fund Flow is Important to Urban Planning in China
10/06/2020
Prof. Ye QI , Director of Institute for Public Policy (IPP) shared his insights that the Chinese government should create opportunities for sustainable fund flow for infrastructure investment and financing, as well as strengthening urban planning in China in the long run.
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  • Public Policy
Approval of the National Security Law Might Lead to Another Protest
10/06/2020
Prof. Albert PARK, Affiliated Faculty of Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management (T&M-DDP) said the approval of the national security law might lead to another six to eight months of protests in the city.
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  • Public Policy
Better Childcare Can Help Raise Fertility Rate
10/06/2020
Prof. Stuart GIETEL-BASTEN, Professor of Division of Public Policy (PPOL) and LI Zilin, PPOL PhD candidate discussed about why childcare services is an important factor that affects fertility rate.
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  • Public Policy
HK’s Inadequacy in Social Welfare and Protection
10/06/2020
Prof. Donald LOW, Professor of Practice of Division of Public Policy (PPOL) said the social unrest and the pandemic have exposed HK’s inadequacy in social welfare and protection, which the HK government should reflect upon.
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  • Business & Economy
It’s Time to Plan for a Messy U.S.-China Divorce
11/06/2020
Prof. Christine LOH,Chief Development Strategist of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) shared her thoughts that the U.S.-China divorce will likely involve deep and wide collateral damage, affecting US corporate interests in China.
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  • Business & Economy
China's Street Vendors Rush To Sell Despite Mixed Messages
16/06/2020
Prof. Albert PARK, Affiliated Faculty of Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management (T&M-DDP) said he is skeptical that promoting a street vendor economy will substantially boost consumption as hawkers may draw away businesses from regular shops.
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  • Public Policy
Same Criteria Needed in Evaluating Responses to Pandemic
19/06/2020
Prof. Naubahar SHARIF, Associate Professor of Division of Public Policy (PPOL) stated the importance of using symmetrical criteria while analyzing or evaluating different places’ responses to COVID-19 crisis.
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  • Business & Economy
China and the US Must Find Ways to Coexist
23/06/2020
Prof. Christine LOH,Chief Development Strategist of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) shared her thoughts on why she thinks China and US should find ways to coexist instead of decoupling.
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  • Innovation & Technology
Early Responders Fight Pandemic
30/06/2020
The new smart anti-microbial coating developed by the research team led by Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) and Prof. YEUNG King Lun, Professor of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) was featured in articles on the potential market of disinfectant products.
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  • Innovation & Technology
Study: Hong Kongers Value Environment But Lack Smart Tech To Track Energy-Saving
03/07/2020
Prof. Masaru YARIME, Associate Professor of Division of Public Policy (PPOL), Prof. Erik BAARK, Emeritus Professor of Division of Social Science, Prof. NG Tze-Ling, former Assistant Professor of Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Dr. Constantine SPANDAGOS, Postdoctoral Research Fellow of PPOL, have conducted a study and found that smart technology tools could facilitate energy-saving in HK households.