Many of us like to travel overseas in order to take a break from our busy urban life. However, the carbon emissions from air travel are very high. Taking a round-trip between Hong Kong and Tokyo as an example, the carbon emissions amount to 0.54 tonne, equivalent to boiling 1 litre of water with an electric kettle 7,300 times. Therefore, in an effort to combat climate change, we should reduce air travel.
The following package is designed to help you to explore Hong Kong, using the Chinese University of Hong Kong as the starting point and covering several areas of great interest to locals and visitors alike.
If the world is to keep climate change at manageable levels before the middle of the century, changes in lifestyles are not only inevitable, but would need to be radical, and start immediately. Read the report launched by a group of experts from an international consortium of research and policy institutes.