Sunday, January 21, 2018

Free public transport in Seoul amid thick smog,

The Straits Times : "SEOUL (THE KOREA HERALD/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - South Korea's capital city of Seoul is waiving public transport fees Wednesday (Jan 17) during peak commuting hours as the daily average density of ultrafine dust is expected to exceed 50 micrograms per cubic metre throughout the day - a level considered "bad"."

Friday, August 4, 2017


CAIJING.COM.CN: "碳信用概念的引入,让市民能够理解通过每次共享单车骑行而为碳减排做出的贡献。
武汉是中国华中地区人口最为密集城市之一,面临空气污染和交通拥挤的严重问题。单车共享项目有助纠正城市对小汽车日益增加的依赖,并应对相关的碳排放问题。此外,提供了最后一英里交通的解决方案,并通过碳信用体系鼓励市民积极参与。 "

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017

Hong Kong urged to follow South Korea with free public transport days to fight air pollution

South China Morning Post: "Hong Kong commuters should be offered free bus and MTR journeys on days when air pollution is high in order to reduce road congestion and harmful conditions, an environmental advocacy group has said."

Monday, May 22, 2017

World will get hotter as China mines #clathrates

money : "The fuel-hungry country has been pursuing the energy source, located at the bottom of oceans and in polar regions, for nearly two decades. China's minister of land and resources, Jiang Daming, said Thursday that the successful collection of the frozen fuel was "a major breakthrough that may lead to a global energy revolution," according to state media."
Disturbing the carbon stored in the ocean will release large amounts of heat and carbon emissions. This carbon is something that humans should be protecting, not burning.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

China's demand for medicine fuels African donkey slaughter

The Star Online: "The gelatin, known in China as ejiao, is dissolved into hot beverages, or mixed with nuts and seeds as a snack.

The industry is said to be worth millions of dollars and China is increasingly looking to Africa to satisfy demand after its own donkey population dropped sharply."