Long-term Decarbonisation Strategy Public Engagement
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icon date s Friday 12 Jul 2019

Climate change is now affecting every corner of the Earth.  Like other coastal cities, Hong Kong faces multiple climate-related threats, including rising temperatures and more extreme weather events.  In 2015, 196 signatories adopted the historic Paris Agreement.  The Agreement aims at combating climate change and unleashing actions towards a low-carbon, resilient and sustainable future.  As the Paris Agreement applies to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, it is Hong Kong’s obligation to formulate its own long-term decarbonisation strategy up to 2050 by 2020, and review its climate change efforts every 5 years.

The Council for Sustainable Development is running a public engagement exercise to gauge the public’s views on a long-term decarbonisation strategy. Public views on the following three major aspects are invited:

  • Transition towards a low-carbon society
  • Reducing energy use and further decarbonising electricity generation
  • Low-carbon transport in a smart city

We sincerely invite you to join the public forums organised by the Council to share your views on the above issues.  Details of the public forums are as follows:

Date  Time  Venue 
31.7.2019 (Wed) 7:00pm-9:00pm  CPD-LG 07-10, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam
9.8.2019 (Fri) 7:00pm-9:00pm Multi-Purpose Rooms A, B and C, 8/F, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building,
City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon Tong
14.8.2019 (Wed) 7:00pm-9:00pm Kwun Tong Community Centre (17 Tsui Ping Road, Kwun Tong)
15.8.2019 (Thu) 7:00pm-9:00pm Lek Yuen Community Hall (Lek Yuen Estate, Sha Tin)
9.9.2019 (Mon) 7:30pm-9:30pm Function Rooms 3-4 2/F, Kennedy Town Community Complex 12 Rock Hill Street, Kennedy Town
12.9.2019 (Thu) 7:00pm-9:00pm Exhibition Gallery 1/F, Tsuen Wan Town Hall 72 Tai Ho Road, Tsuen Wan

Registration for the forums can be done through the following channels -

  1. complete and return the registration form;
  2. register on-line (https://www.susdev.org.hk/en/register.php); or
  3. call the engagement hotline at 3917 4763.
 
Address
Yasumoto International Academic Park 8/F
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
Phone
3943 9632
Mail
mocc@cuhk.edu.hk
Opening hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday to Saturday: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday, Sunday, Public Holidays and University Holidays
(24th and 31st December, and Lunar New Year Eve): Closed