Want China Times
A Nobel Peace Prize laureate Thursday lauded Taiwan’s efforts to reduce carbon
emissions, which he said have contributed to global sustainable development.
German professor Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, an expert in climate change and the winner of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, made the remarks on the sidelines of a conference on climate change organized by the Administration of Environmental Protection in Taipei.
Schellnhuber, founder and director of the German-based Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, said despite not being a party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Taiwan has shown its determination to reduce carbon emissions in the nation by enacting a series of measures and legislation in line with the related international protocols.
The visiting German expert suggested that the exploration of offshore wind power generation is a suitable option for Taiwan. [FULL STORY]