Scientific evidence has shown that the impact of climate change is already quite urgent, and the issue of climate change has attracted much international attention and requires global engagement. Various countries have been making declarations and actions for “2050 Net-Zero Emissions”. In response to the global trend of net zero, President Tsai declared on World Earth Day on April 22 , 2021, that the 2050 net zero transition is the consensus of the whole world, and also the goal of Taiwan.
Founding of Preparatory Office of Climate Change Agency on Earth Day 2023
The Preparatory Office of the Climate Change Agency held an unveiling ceremony at 10 am on Earth Day (April 22nd) today. Premier Chen, Chien-Jen, Secretary General Li, Meng-Yen, Minister without Portfolio Lo, Ping-Cheng, and other distinguished guests attended to witness the important milestone of the key launch of Taiwan’s climate change action.
April 22, 2023
To enhance the response to climate change and achieve the sustainable development goals (SDGs), the draft amendment to the Greenhouse Gas Reduction and Management Act (GHG Management Act) prepared by the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), passed the third reading at the Legislative Yuan today (January 10) and was revised as the Climate Change Response Act.
January 10, 2023
This net-zero blueprint aims to promote technology R&D and innovation in key areas, guide the green transition of industries, and drive a new wave of economic growth.
The Greenhouse Gas Reduction and Management Act (the Act) was promulgated by the President on July 1 2015 as the foundation of climate mitigation. The Act stresses the importance of cooperation among central government ministries as well as the responsibility at local levels, and requests the central competent authority to develop and implement the National Climate Change Action Guideline and the National GHG Reduction Action Plan.
Taiwan continues to follow the international standards recognized by the UNFCCC and publish the National Communication, the National Greenhouse Gas Inventory Report, and the Intended Nationally Determined Contribution.