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Carbon Neutral
9 December 2020

John Herbert, hong kong energy saving expert, BEAM expert
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Although the Government has promised to strive for carbon neutrality by 2050, the organisations and the general public that will make the reductions, or pay for offsets.

2018 ghg inventoryCurrent Status Chart upto 2018 -- Click for Larger Image

Slow Progress

The Government issued its climate plan targetting to lower absolute emissions 20% by 2020 (with 2005 base year).

However, GHG emissions increased slightly in 2018, that means Hong Kong is off target, only achieving a 7.3% reduction so far, see the following chart (the 2020 GHG data will probably be published in 2022)

20% absolute reduction by 2020Off Target for 20% reduction by 2020 -- Click for Larger Image

About the Author

John Herbert is a veteran chief engineer with more than 30 years international engineering experience, educated in the United Kingdom, he has worked in the United Kingdom and then across Asia for more than two decades engaged by international and local companies. He is a Hong Kong Registered Energy Assessor (REA), a BEAM Professional, and stationed in Hong Kong.



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