A forum on the theme "Carbon pricing strategy of Taiwan: path to global net zero roadmap" (台灣碳定價策略：邁向全球淨零 論壇) was organised by the ECCT’s Low Carbon Initiative (LCI) together with Greenpeace (綠色和平), Business Weekly (商業周刊) and co-organised by the European Economic and Trade Office (歐洲經貿辦事處).
The ECCT hosted the Tainan-ECCT-NCKU Low Carbon City Conference with the theme Public Private & Academic Partnership (PPAP) for a sustainable future
The government says it plans to inject NT$411 billion as part of its latest climate change adaptation plan over four years.
The ECCT's Low Carbon Initiative (LCI) arranged a lunch event on the topic of Taiwan's carbon trade policies.
The Ministry of Environment (MOENV) has introduced new regulations to guide companies and government entities on carbon credits and emissions.
Taiwan's Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) said on Wednesday it will design a carbon pricing mechanism to charge big emitters for carbon pollution, in line with EU's new carbon bill
The European Council has endorsed a binding EU target of a net domestic reduction of at least 55% in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 compared to 1990 levels.
President Tsai Ing-wen has overseen the opening of a carbon exchange at the Kaohsiung Software Park. The exchange is part of the government's ongoing efforts to reduce carbon emissions and achieve its goal of net-zero emissions by 2050.
Carbon trading can play a crucial role in the path to net zero but only after errors, fraud and market abuses are addressed
By Paul Shelton