Taiwan launches climate change adaptation initiative at COP21

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/12/07
By: Emmanuelle Tzeng and Kay Liu

Paris, Dec. 6 (CNA) Taiwan launched the Pan Pacific Adaptation on Climate Change

EPA Minister Wei Kuo-yen (sitting, left; photo courtesy of the EPA)

EPA Minister Wei Kuo-yen (sitting, left; photo courtesy of the EPA)

(PPACC), an initiative to help the region deal with the effects of global warming, in Paris Sunday.

Several countries in the region are facing similar challenges as a result of climate change, and Taiwan has the technology to deal with those issues, said Wei Kuo-yen (魏國彥), minister of the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), at the launch.

Asia needs the PPACC to help prepare for the impact of climate change, he said

The PPACC will work with the Center for Collective Intelligence (CCI) of Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the United States, according to the EPA.

The EPA’s Office of Greenhouse Gases Reduction Management has also signed a letter of intent with the CCI’s Climate CoLab on future cooperation, the EPA said.     [FULL  STORY]

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