Taiwan ranked third to last in Climate Change Performance Index

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/12/11
By: Chang Hsiung-feng and Chiang Yi-ching

image taken from climate-change-performance-index.org

Taipei, Dec. 11 (CNA) Taiwan ranked third to last in the latest Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI), the worst rating the country has ever received in the index, according to results published Tuesday.

The index was jointly presented by Germanwatch, the NewClimate Institute and the Climate Action Network at the United Nations Climate Change Conference.

Taiwan received the worst rating of "very low" in three of the four categories evaluated in the index, namely, greenhouse gas emissions, renewable energy, and energy use.

These categories analyzed data from 2017, and account for 40 percent, 20 percent and 20 percent, respectively, of the final score.    [FULL  STORY]

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