By: Liu Li-jung and Lillian Lin
Taipei, June 4 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou declared Thursday the Republic of China cannot be absent from the global joint effort in reducing carbon emissions and the ROC government’s level of resolve is in line with the target set by European Union.
The European Economic and Trade Office (EETO) and all 16 European Union member state offices in Taiwan jointly called on Taiwan to join the global efforts with concrete action in reducing greenhouse emissions before the Paris Climate Conference COP 21.
Presidential Office spokesman Charles Chen (陳以信) said that the President made the declaration in a government meeting on June 1 focusing on carbon reduction. [FULL STORY]