Problems of Hong Kong

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Problems of Hong Kong

  1. 1. Hong Kong
  2. 2. Hong Kong <ul><li>Hong Kong is located on the China's south coast and enclosed by the Pearl River Delta and South China Sea. It is one of the most densely populated areas in the world. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Problems <ul><li>Hong Kong has been facing many problems and one of them is air pollution. There are two major types of air pollution influencing Hong kong. One is local street-level pollution and the other is the regional smog problem. Diesel vehicles is the main reason for the local street-level pollution, as they release high concentration of repairable suspended particulates(RSPs) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) . Smog is another factor that is caused by industries,motor vehicles and power plants. The air pollution has caused poor visibility and danger to health. It has been found out that increase in pollution level has caused 90,000 people to get admitted in hospitals and 2,800 premature deaths. </li></ul><ul><li>Hong Kong has been facing many problems and one of them is air pollution. There are two major types of air pollution influencing Hong Kong. One is local street-level pollution and the other is the regional smog problem. Diesel vehicles is the main reason for the local street-level pollution, as they release high concentration of repairable suspended particulates(RSPs) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) . Smog is another factor that is caused by industries,motor vehicles and power plants. The air pollution has caused poor visibility and danger to health. It has been found out that increase in pollution level has caused 90,000 people to get admitted in hospitals and 2,800 premature deaths. </li></ul>Problems
  4. 4. Air Pollution Air Pollution
  5. 5. Waste <ul><li>Hong Kong has lots of waste so there is lack of landfills. People throw their trash in their surroundings and that makes the environment unattractive. </li></ul><ul><li>Hong Kong has lots of waste so there is lack of landfills. People throw their trash in their surroundings and that makes the environment unattractive. </li></ul>Waste
  6. 6. High Prices <ul><li>Hong Kong is one of the most expensive countries in the world. The prices are high so not everyone can afford to live there. Small shops have to be closed. </li></ul><ul><li>Hong Kong is one of the most expensive countries in the world. The prices are high so not everyone can afford to live there. Small shops have to be closed. </li></ul>High Prices
  7. 7. Solutions <ul><li>The air pollution is still a immense issue. People have to wear masks to protect themselves.
  8. 8. Government has encouraged people to use public transport. There have been many organizations made such as 'Clear the Air'. 'Clear the Air' gave suggestion about using electronic road pricing. </li></ul><ul><li>The air pollution is still a immense issue. People have to wear masks to protect themselves.
  9. 9. Government has encouraged people to use public transport. There have been many organizations made such as 'Clear the Air'. 'Clear the Air' gave suggestion about using electronic road pricing. </li></ul>Solutions
  10. 10. Solution <ul><li>Unattractive environment, has forced many to leave Hong Kong .
  11. 11. Most of the waste is being recycled or to make it reusable. The government has introduced the waste management scheme. This scheme is increasing public awareness. </li></ul><ul><li>Unattractive environment, has forced many people to leave Hong Kong .
  12. 12. Most of the waste is being recycled or to make it reusable. The government has introduced the waste management scheme. This scheme is increasing public awareness. </li></ul>Solutions
  13. 13. <ul><li>To conclude, air pollution has been major problem all over Hong Kong. This type of pollution has affected not only people and the environment but also other living things on Earth. The government is taking steps towards increasing awareness among people about the situation such as the organization 'Clear the Air'. Environmentally friendly systems must be adapted to reduce the amount of pollution. </li></ul><ul><li>To conclude, air pollution has been major problem all over Hong Kong. This type of pollution has affected not only people and the environment but also other living things on Earth. The government is taking steps towards increasing awareness among people about the situation such as the organization 'Clear the Air'. Environmentally friendly systems must be adapted to reduce the amount of pollution. </li></ul>

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