The water, waste and energy nexus faces many challenge in the context of changing climate we see today. How does Taiwan Water Cooperation tackle these challenges and what role does Shimen Dam play?
Authentic ecotourism is hard to find or even define. UNESCO heritage site Lai Chi Wo in Hong Kong is a place trying to strike this sweet spot of a truly sustainable ecotourism.
What is urban acupuncture or soft urbanism? In what way did it work well in Taipei and could it work in other cities too?
As climate change begins to take effect in more intense storms and rain becomes more unpredictable, stormwater management needs to be more adaptable and integrated with other urban needs. How does Taipei City approach this?
Increasing natural hazard intensity means that relocation and structural engineering strategies will no longer be enough to save lives and prevent damage. Resilient communities are needed to make other strategies work. How has this been implemented in villages of Taipei?
The electronics industry is booming for many good reasons but planned obsolescence is certainly not one of such reason. How can we extend producer responsibility to recycle better and to mutually engage with consumers beyond recycling?
Taking a deep dive into the successes and challenges of transit-oriented development in Hong Kong, what lessons can be draw for other dense urban centres?
How can the persistence of plastic be turned from an infinite problem to an opportunity to envision anew and build resilience? Ecobrick may be one important way
BEAM Plus is Hong Kong's green building certification scheme, made compulsory for all new buildings. What role does green building scheme play in city livability? What is green building and how effective is it?
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