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Interviewee: Dr Justin ROBERTSON (Department of Asian and International Studies)     Media: South China Morning Post    
Publishing Date: 23 September 2020

The Hong Kong 2050 is Now report calls for strict government policy frameworks for greener buildings, electricity generation and transport, with enforceable rules and standards. However, Dr Justin Robertson of CityU's Asian and International Studies argues that while regulations send strong signals to society, there can be a significant lag before meaningful action is taken, and the way forward is to pair local innovation, especially by engineers, financial professionals and young people, with government regulation.

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