Taiwan's government has committed to making Taiwan a nuclear-free nation and to meeting the standards of the Paris Agreement. This year's Taiwan International Green Industry Show offers a glimpse into how the island could do just that.
There is an ironic gap between Taiwan's position as a major producer of low-carbon products and the small appetite for carbon-light lifestyles, says Dr Lin Chun-Hsu from the Center for Green Economy at the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research, ahead of this year's Taiwan International Green Industry Show.
Taiwan's Dalin, Nanzhuang and Sanyi townships' commitment to retaining their distinct identities in the face of globalization and improving the quality of life of residents recently saw them earn accreditation ...
Ilan Kelman –
Hurricane Harvey isn't a "natural disaster" because disasters are not natural, says University College London researcher Ilan Kelman. Rather, they are the result of social and political forces which shape people's vulnerability to events.
Hannah Koh –
Taiwan is constantly lauded as a solar powerhouse and a genius in recycling, but its innovation in green solutions and technologies still flies under the radar, as Hannah Koh finds out on a recent trip to Taipei.
To solve land shortages, many Asian countries have encouraged "eco-burials" that involve the cremation process. But considering the environmental effects of cremation, the benefits may be short-term at best.