Highlights of the UN Climate Week webinar Looking Ahead: A Year for Action towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) are now available in the post-event booklet [Download].
The webinar jointly organized by the American Alliance of Museums Environment and Climate Network (AAM ECN) and the Jockey Club Museum of Climate Change of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (MoCC CUHK) on 21 September 2020 focused on solution-oriented thinking on museum sustainability. Three renowned museum professionals, Ms Amber Kerr (Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.), Mrs Cecilia Lam (MoCC, Hong Kong) and Dr Jenny Newell (Australian Museum, Sydney) shared their insights on operational sustainability, cultural heritage preservation and community engagement. The webinar ended with a vivid discussion led by Ms Joyce Lee (AAM ECN) on climate action, sustainability and the UN SDGs.
Re-visit the webinar: [Video archive].
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The Council for Sustainable Development (SDC) submitted to the Government its report on Hong Kong's long-term decarbonisation strategy, hoping to get the economy ready for advancing to net zero emissions by 2050, as part of the global effort to limit the average temperature increase to well below 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. In support of this strategy, the SDC has set out a long-term vision based on 55 recommendations across eight key areas, namely Target; Lifestyles; Education, Training and Research; Built Environment; Energy; Transport; City Planning and Management; and Finance.
Details of the Council Report and Public Engagement: www.susdev.org.hk