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The scavenger hunt returns this summer! The Airmazing Race , organised by Clean Air Network, comes to its third year. NEW check points and MORE PRIZES are available this year!
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The Airmazing Race 3 is a scavenger hunt for clean air that’s full of adventure an …
Anyone who has tried grabbing hold of a wet bar of soap will have some sympathy for Civic Party legislative councillor Audrey Eu Yuet-mee, who has been trying to get the government to live up to its commitments and say when it intends to introduce the new air quality objectives.
These set benchmarks for the limits on the four major pollutants in the air – sulphur dioxide …
The capital’s meteorological bureau issued its first heavy fog alert of the winter on Sunday, as low visibility forced the closure of six highways and caused delays or cancellations to more than 200 flights to or from the city.
But although it is called a “fog alert”, Ma Jun, director of the Institute of Public and Environment Affairs, said the hazes that have been smotheri …
Agence France-Presse in Beijing
Air pollution in Beijing reached “hazardous” levels on Monday, the US embassy said, as thick smog blanketed the city for the third day running, forcing the closure of highways and cancellation of flights.
A “hazardous” rating by the US embassy, whose evaluation of the city’s air quality often differs markedly from the official rating, is the worst on a six-point …
Hong Kong emerged as the worst offender for emissions of the toxic pollutant nitrogen dioxide among major cities in the Pearl River Delta region, according to the latest report on regional air quality.
Jointly presented by the environmental protection authorities of Guangdong and Hong Kong, the report showed the region’s air quality got slightly worse in the first half of the …
Those concerned with Hong Kong’s awful roadside pollution may have been heartened by the chief executive’s undertaking on RTHK last week to implement the territory’s long delayed new air quality objectives (AQOs).
AQOs are supposed to be the benchmark for an acceptable level of air quality. Hong Kong’s current AQOs were established in 1987 and are now hopelessly outdated, but t …
CAN is proud to announce a second run of The Airmazing Race – the same exciting air pollution-based action & learning experience with new modules, all in English!
Time and date: 10 AM – 5 PM. Saturday, November 26th, 2011
Starting point: To be confirmed
Eligibility: Youths 13 to 18 years of age. Each team will be made up of two participants.
Suggested donation: Minimum $1 …
For Immediate Release
(October 19th 2011) This morning, when questioned on RTHK about the delay in implementing Hong Kong’s new Air Quality Objectives, Chief Executive Donald Tsang replied that new standards would be introduced for discussion in the Legislative Council by the end of this year.
When questioned by Clean Air Network spokesperson, Erica Chan, Tsang said, “I hope that the law will be …
Today, Donald Tsang announced some significant measures tackling air pollution, namely –
$180 million for trialing 36 electric hybrid buses;
$150 million for funding catalytic converters for taxis and light buses;
a statement of intention to jointly tackle marine pollution with PRD authorities, including the establishment of a regional emission control area.
While some of these measures sign …
Air quality in the capital plunges to one of its worst levels since before the Olympic Games.
Dense, choking smog has blanketed Beijing over the past week, with the capital’s air quality at the weekend plunging to one of its worst levels since before the Olympics three years ago.
It was so bad at one point on Sunday night that a pollution reading from the US embassy described i …