Why Hong Kong needs to start planning for an era of climate refugees

By Roshan Melwani We’ve all heard the science behind the Earth’s rising temperatures. If you haven’t, I’m sure you’ve felt how unforgivingly hot Hong Kong has been these last few weeks. The weather has reached a point where the breeze of a harbour-side stroll is not as enjoyable as wandering through any of the city’s […]

Hongkongers have glimpsed the future under Carrie Lam – and it’s pretty scary

With a legislature devoid of opposition, a population cowed by national security legislation and a tone-deaf chief executive operating in a made-in-China protective bubble, a much clearer picture of Hong Kong’s future is emerging — and it’s pretty scary.  The most audacious component of this unwanted promised land is the government’s Lantau Tomorrow Vision, which […]