HKUST hires power player to project influence

HKUST hires power player to project influence

From outspoken legislator to scrappy think tank startup boss, Christine Loh built a career on speaking her mind. Her think tank matured into a major…

China should lead in creating new sustainable international development model

Ed Note: While Harbour Times normally only looks at Hong Kong policy, our author here anticipates Hong Kong officials participating in mainland governance bodies will…

Plastic: The Material that Binds the Planet

                      A dialogue with Doug Woodring, winner of the HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco…

Open Data Can Boost Vitality of the City

Open Data Can Boost Vitality of the City

Dr. Winnie Tang Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, The University of Hong Kong Making more government datasets available could not only boost the economy…

Students empowered to take lead in green initiatives for schools and communities

Students empowered to take lead in green initiatives for schools and communities

Taking a non-confrontational approach to environmental advocacy, Nature Conservancy protects the environment by creating further incentives on top of existing government policies for schools and…

Reportage: EU envoy leads beach cleaning campaign in Hong Kong

Reportage: EU envoy leads beach cleaning campaign in Hong Kong

Some 900 kg of waste were removed from Rocky Bay Beach by over 100 volunteers and diplomats. (Photo credits: European Union Office to Hong Kong…

From ripples to waves: Changing the unsustainable trajectory of Hong Kong’s freshwater use

From ripples to waves: Changing the unsustainable trajectory of Hong Kong’s freshwater use

Though a drought is not near, Hong Kong’s lack of action regarding its wasteful use of water will leave it treading if a crisis strikes…

Do not underestimate indoor pollution exposure, think tank warns

Do not underestimate indoor pollution exposure, think tank warns

Government index fails to measure indoor pollutants which can be as lethal as their outdoor counterparts. Photo: Zhi Ning (left) and Simon Ng (right) discuss…

Businesses take initiative in creating circular economy

Businesses take initiative in creating circular economy

Waste and supply chain managements are among the topics highlighted by international and local policy influencers. Photo: Richard Lancaster (Credit: BEC)

Go Green: Business group sketches low carbon future for community

Go Green: Business group sketches low carbon future for community

Workshops and trainings targeting major carbon-emitting sectors will be first organised to meet a 2°C target. Photo: From left – Maya De Souza, Senior Manager of…