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These cities have the best public transit systems

A new report ranks post-pandemic transportation — and who’s best prepared for getting residents around town in the future.
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New commissioner to spearhead Hong Kong fight against climate change proposed

Hong Kong’s environment chief has proposed a new commissioner devoted to tackling climate change as part of a HK$17 million (US$2.17 million) plan to bolster the city’s battle against the global ecological crisis.

Hong Kong real estate developers plan high rises near protected wetlands

Hong Kong real estate developers plan high rises near protected wetlands

The city’s vast wetland, crucial to birdlife and the fight against climate change, could be under threat from development on its edges.
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Climate change in Hong Kong worsens housing crisis for poor

Pushed to the fringes by high property prices and a lack of public housing, poorer residents suffer during the city’s brutal summers.
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China's sea levels touched new high in 2021, government study shows

China's sea levels reached their highest on record last year, swelled by rising water temperatures and the melting of glaciers and polar icecaps, the government said in a report.
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Air pollution: Roadside emissions sensors help Hong Kong clean its air in world first

Carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxide pollution have fallen sharply in Hong Kong since it introduced a world-first scheme to detect and repair vehicles with the highest emissions.

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Eating less meat can help reduce 75,000 premature deaths related to air pollution in China, study finds

Reducing the over-consumption of meat could help lower the concentration of a major air pollutant and avoid 75,000 premature deaths in China, a team led by Hong Kong researchers has found.