KS Wong opens green event

Secretary for the Environment KS Wong officiated at the launch ceremony for the Carbon Reduction in Hong Kong event at the Open University today.

He delivered a keynote speech, saying Hong Kong should reduce carbon emissions.

He noted that Chief Executive CY Leung announced in this year's Policy Address the establishment of an inter-departmental committee chaired by the Chief Secretary to steer and co-ordinate the Government's climate work.

He said that a large-scale engaging event will be held in July to collect views of the public and stakeholders on combating climate change.

The Government will announce a climate action plan by the end of this year, he added.