The Chief Executive announces in 2020 Policy Address that the HKSAR will strive to achieve carbon neutrality before 2050.
The Government announced Hong Kong's Climate Action Plan 2030+ in 2017, it outlines the Government's longer-term action and measures in combating climate change and setting out the carbon emission reduction target for 2030.
Setting out the vision of "Waste Reduction‧Resources Circulation‧Zero Landfill", the Waste Blueprint for Hong Kong 2035 outlines the strategies, goals and measures to tackle the challenge of waste management up to 2035.
GREEN @ COMMUNITY serves to strengthen environmental education and promote green living at the community level by providing logistics support for more residents to take part in waste reduction and recycling.
The Website is a one-stop source of information about waste generation, reduction, recycling and management in Hong Kong.
The Hong Kong Roadmap on Popularisation of Electric Vehicles outlines the vision of “Zero Carbon Emissions．Clean Air．Smart City” and the strategies and measures of promoting electric vehicles development with a view to attaining zero vehicular emissions before 2050.
EV-charging at Home Subsidy Scheme promotes the installation of EV charging-enabling infrastructure in car parks of existing private residential buildings.
Renewable Energy (RE) offers proven alternatives to the burning of fossil fuels for power generation. The Government is committed to the development of RE in Hong Kong with a view to further improving our air quality.
Funding and Subsidy Schemes
The Green Tech Fund, established with a $200 million Government allocation, aims to provide better and more focused funding support for the R&D and application of decarbonisation and green technologies, so as to expedite low-carbon transformation and enhance environmental protection in Hong Kong.
As part of its long-term commitment to environmental protection and conservation, the Government has injected $5 billion into the Environment and Conservation Fund in 2013, which serves as seed money to generate annual investment returns to support such green projects and activities.
Environment Campaign Committee
The objectives are to encourage schools to enhance environmental awareness, develop environmentally friendly attitude and promote green practices among schools, teachers, students and their parents.