Taiwan facing big challenge in bid to attend ICAO assembly: official

A Taiwanese official has admitted outside the venue of the International Civil Aviation Organization's (ICAO's) assembly that Taiwan faces a great challenge in its bid to participate in the event, but...

Industry leaders see the light on a “green highway”

Renewable energy has been considered the world’s best bet for saving the planet and also a win-win solution for creating more employment and boosting economic growth. On Wednesday, key opinion leaders...

Hunter Ultrasonics Calls for a Greener Way to Clean Diesel Engine Filters

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 12, 2016--Regulations, ranging from the 2015 Paris Agreement's wide ranging guidelines to mandates on nonroad vehicles, have all aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emission...

Chu encourages ‘junior commissioners’ to be vanguard of environmental protection

New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu on April 26 encouraged the 108 “junior commissioners” of environmental protection to be in the vanguard of the movement for environmental protection and promote energy s...

Cruz wins all 14 Wyoming Republican delegates

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) -- Painstaking organization and in-person campaigning paid off again for Ted Cruz on Saturday as he nailed down all 14 delegates up for grabs at the Republican Party convention in Wy...

New Taipei named one of the top ten global cities in carbon disclosure

In response to global warming, New Taipei City has been pushing for low-carbon policies and action plans, and in 2015, joined the United Nations’ “Compact of Mayors,” in which it becomes the first in ...

Taiwan dedicated to global carbon emission efforts

Taiwan has pledged to make all-out efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and will only consider emissions trading, or flexible mechanisms, five years from now, according to Environmental Protect...

Taipei bus fare hike postponed until July

Responding to recent media reports on possible adjustments to the fare of city buses, Taipei Public Transportation Office Director Chen Jung-ming assured Wednesday that there will not be a hike in the...

Chiayi inaugurates a rooftop PV system

Chiayi City Thursday inaugurated a PV system installed on the rooftops of 38 school and government buildings. The system is estimated to generate 3,550,000 kWh of electricity a year. Chiayi Mayor ...

Lee: Taiwan lags behind on global carbon reduction

While the Paris COP21 Climate Summit ended with 196 countries agreeing on the goal of keeping global temperature rises below 2 degrees Celsius, Taiwan’s effort to reduce carbon emissions lagged as it ...

TiGiS 2015 pushes to promote “Green Energy Industry” in Taiwan

Acknowledging the importance of environmental conservation, the Taiwan International Green Industry Show (TiGiS) this year continued to adopt the Green MICE Guidelines that were prepared under the Bur...

EPA: Taiwan will attend Paris Climate Summit 2015

Climatologist and Germany’s chief climate advisor Professor Hans Joachim Schellnhuber visited Taiwan recently and spoke about environmental predicaments with Taiwan’s Environment Protection Administra...

MANN+HUMMEL Agrees to Acquire Affinia Group

LUDWIGSBURG, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 17, 2015--The MANN+HUMMEL Group,, based in Ludwigsburg, Germany, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which MANN+HUMMEL w...

Tsai Ing-wen considers making carbon emission reduction a policy

Taipei, July 17 (CNA) Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) chairwoman and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen said Friday she will consider making the agreement on carbon emissions reduction to be ado...

Taiwan aims to cut carbon emissions significantly by 2050

The legislature passed a new law on June 15 that lays out a long-term goal for carbon emission reductions. It is aimed at seeing emissions by 2050 reduced to less than half the level of 2005. Busi...