I just received the following announcement from my friend William Yu, CEO, World Green Organisation. It may be of interest to my friends and colleagues in HK.

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Climate Change Forum: Overview of Latest Scientific Findings of IPCC AR5 Report, Organised by World Green Organisation & Hong Kong Observatory
The Hong Kong Observatory and World Green Organisation are jointly organising "Climate Change Forum: Overview of Latest Scientific Findings of IPCC AR5 Report" on 15th October, 2013. This forum will present a number of highlights from the new report. Academicians and professionals will then exchange their ideas about the possible threats to our economy and human health, which will lead us to the discussions on community initiatives.

* IPCC : Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change

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Date: 15th October, 2013 (Tuesday)
Time: 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Rm M5050, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, City University of Hong Kong
Language: Cantonese
Enquiries: Mr. Alan YEUNG or 2991 9111
Registration: This event is free of charge but registration is needed.
*Name: *Company
*E-mail: Job title:
*Tel: *Compulsory Field

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Time Content
2:00 p.m. Registration
2:30 p.m. Welcoming remarks
By Mr. Shun Chi Ming, Director, Hong Kong Observatory
2:40 p.m. Presentations

  • Climate Change in Global Perspective – IPCC AR5 Report and Latest Scientific Findings (By Mr. Edwin Lai, Hong Kong Observatory)
  • Climate Change in Hong Kong (By Mr. Lee Sai-ming, Hong Kong Observatory)
  • Ice Sheet, Rising Sea Levels and Freshwater Resources (By Professor Alexis Lau, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
3:40 p.m. Coffee break
3:50 p.m. Presentations

  • The Simulation and Projection of Heat Waves in Present and Future(By Professor Gabriel Lau, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
  • Community Education & Engagement in Climate Change (By Dr. Eddy Lee, Science Writer and Member of the Science Museum Advisory Panel)
  • Climate Impact and Public Health (By Professor Emily Chan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
4:50 p.m. Panel discussion (35 mins)
Stakeholder actions: Academic, business, NGO, community and individuals

Floor discussion (30 mins)


  • Mr. Leung Wing Mo, Former Assistant Director, Hong Kong Observatory
  • Dr. William Yu, CEO, World Green Organisation
5:55 p.m. Closing remarks
By Dr. William Yu, CEO, World Green Organisation

Co-organised by CCOUC, EEPRU@CityU & HKUSTCo-organised by CAN, HKGBC, HKIE Environmental Divison, PGBC, The Climate Group, SCHSA