Should Taiwan establish Asia's first Green Deal?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European Union (EU) repositioned itself as a world leader on climate issues last December by announcing the European Green Deal and the goal to become climate neutral ...

Kaohsiung keeps status as Taiwanese city with worst air pollution

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung has had the worst air pollution of all the cities and counties in Taiwan for three years running, according to a survey published by an environmentalist action g...

EU funds help Kosovo fight unhealthy air pollution

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The European Union is investing more than 80 million euros ($89 million) to improve the air quality in Kosovo, whose capital of Pristina is choking from pollution by coal-based...

Taiwan expects worsening air pollution Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The air quality is to worsen markedly during Thursday (December 12) due to seasonal northeasterly winds bringing in pollution from outside the country, according to the En...

Robot vacuums can raise air pollution levels sixfold: study

Robot vacuums operating in enclosed spaces can increase the level of harmful airborne particles by a factor of six, according to study results released on Thursday. The air quality risks caused by ...

China's air pollution could have been factor in Taiwanese-Canadian actor's death: Doctor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After news broke on Wednesday (Nov. 27) that a Taiwanese-Canadian actor and model had suddenly died of a heart attack, Taiwanese physician Su I-feng (蘇一峰) on Thursday (Nov...

Taiwan has 15th highest lung cancer rate in world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has the 15th highest incidence of lung cancer in the world and second-highest in Asia, trailing only North Korea, according to the Formosa Cancer Foundation. To ...

80% of S. Korea's winter air pollution made in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Up to 80 percent of the PM2.5 air contaminants in South Korea come from China during the winter and early spring, according to a collaborative study carried out by experts...

Video shows pollution from China bearing down on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Air quality is expected to deteriorate throughout the day in Taiwan today (Nov. 18) as air pollution drifts south from China. As a northeast wind gradually strengthens,...

BBC science show Click presents Taiwan invention the AirBox

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In its latest edition, the BBC’s weekly science show Click presents technology made in Taiwan, including the AirBox designed to fight pollution. At the origin of ...

Environmental activists demand action in Taiwan on climate change

About 100 environmental activists held a rally in Taipei Friday to urge the government to implement concrete measures to reduce greenhouse gases and air pollution, as part of the global movement to ra...

Taipei publishes sustainable development report in pioneering effort

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei published a report on the city’s achievements in promoting sustainable development at the 2019 Sustainable Development 2030+ International Forum held on Sept....

Video shows China dumping pollution on Taiwan Mon.,Tue.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Qiufen (秋分), the autumn equinox, begins today (Sept. 23), WeatherRisk Explore Inc. President Peng Chi-ming (彭啟明) has posted a forecast model projecting a large wave of ...

Taiwan should find balance among seven energy sources: City University of Hong Kong president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – City University of Hong Kong president Way Kuo (郭位) said that the Taiwanese government should find the most suitable balance among “seven energy sources (七彩能源)&rdquo...

Taichung spends NT$20 million on 5 street sweepers that aren't street legal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After being mocked for giving out 10,000 free bottles "Air of Guguan" (谷關空氣), the government of Taichung Kuomintang (KMT) Mayor Lu Shiow-yen (盧秀燕) is being criticized...