Energy Transformation
[Prof. Dr. Ortwin Renn's Visit to RSPRC]
Prof. Dr. Ortwin Renn, Scientific Director of the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam, Germany, participated the First International KLASICA Case Study Symposium at NTU. Prof. Dr. Kuei-Tien Chou, the director of RSPRC, with his colleagues, accompanied with Pro. Dr. Renn to visit the RSPRC office after the forum on 21th of November, 2016.
[Ms. Bärbel Höhn's Visit to RSPRC]
Ms. Bärbel Höhn, Chairperson of German Federal Diet, visited RSPRC on June 29th 2016. Ms. Bärbel Höhn later participated the "German Experience in Energy-Transition and Nuclear Waste Disposal Discussion Forum", in which she shared views on the issues related to climate change policy, energy transition and nuclear waste management.
[ National Science Foundation Partnerships for International Research and Education(PIRE)'s Visit to RSPRC]
Prof. Everette Joseph and Prof. Terri Adams and other fellows of PIRE visited RSPRC on 22th March, 2017. They participated a forum held by RSPRC and Graduate Institute of National Development, NTU, that focus on climate change and disaster prevention.
【2017 The Workshop on Social Impact Assessment】
The Workshop was hosted by RSPRC on January 11, 2017. Dr. David Ip, Professor Emeritus from Hong Kong Polytechnic University and University of Queensland, was invited to give a talk introducing some key issues and sharing his thoughts on the international theory and framework of social impact assessment.
[Prof. Moura Quayle's Visit to RSPRC]
Prof. Moura Quayle (Strategic Design with the Sauder School of Business and Director of the Liu Institute for Global Issues at University of British Columbia) participated the 2nd Challengers’ Meetup on October 27, 2016 at NTU. She then had a meeting with some of our RSPRC fellows discussing issues of the current difficulties of energy transition in Canada and Taiwan.
[Prof. Dr. Timo Busch's Visit to RSPRC]
Prof. Dr. Susanne Rupp, the Vice President of Universität Hamburg, led a group of faculty members participating “2016 NTU-UHH Matchmaking Workshop”at NTU. Prof. Dr. Kuei-Tien Chou, the director of RSPRC, accompanied with Prof. Dr. Timo Buschto visit the RSPRC office after the forum on 12th of December, 2016.
[2016 International Conference of Social Welfare Politics in Chinese Societies]
The conference was held by RSPRC on 15th of Nov, 2016. The main theme of this year's conference was "New Risk and New Social Policy: Horizon among Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong."
[Academic Exchange Activity] Prof. Dr. Fumiko Kasuga and Prof. Dr. Bach Tan Sinh Visiting to RSPRC
Prof. Dr. Fumiko Kasuga (Section Chief, National Institute of Health Sciences, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan) and Prof. Dr. Bach Tan Sinh (Acting Director of the Research Centre of S&T Policy, National Institute for Science and Technology Policy and Strategic Studies, Vietnam) visited RSPRC on 24th of November, 2016.
[2016 The Workshop on Energy Transition in East-Asia]
The workshop was hosted by RSPRC and Graduate Institute of National Development, NTU, on 10th and 11th of August,2016. Main topics of this workshop include the structural change in energy systems, the energy shift trends after Fukushima disaster, the decentralising renewable energy and the condition of energy policy.
【學術交流】德國尤里希研究中心社會科學家Prof. Dr. Hans Peter Peters來訪中心
Peters教授是德國尤里希研究中心社會科學家、柏林自由大學科學新聞學客座教授。Peters教授長期研究在媒體傳播下,科學環境與公眾輿論如何形成,並關注新聞工作者和科學家之間的互動以及科學知識對公眾的影響。是德國著名的科學傳播專家!
感恩~讚嘆~全台最好能源轉型模範在偏鄉!小兵立大功秘訣大公開!
空污來襲?秋冬季非都會區最常見的燒稻草?工廠排廢煙囪臭氣沖天?這些大家眼中「高大上」的議題,可非做得起綠建築、擁有專業know how的政府機關才獨有! 財政相對匱乏的鄉村地區政府如何「小兵立大功」?秘訣竟如此簡單! 會客室專訪各種節能減碳評比中、在東部地區名列前茅的宜蘭縣政府。歡迎收聽!
【活動報名】環境x能源x社會=轉動台灣 系列講座
現今風險社會中,社會、經濟、環境的連動性不容我們忽視。台大風險中心致力於社會風險,包括氣候變遷及能源轉型等相關研究,在相關領域政策學術圈已有不少成果展現。本次,綜合年度出版書籍,設計一系列書籍座談會,期盼除了學術研究、政策建議之外有更多與民眾接觸的機會。
WBGU《變遷中的世界:一份永續社會契約》摘要中譯版
面對氣候變遷、核能安全與空氣污染等三重風險,臺灣正積極推動能源轉型。然能源轉型並非綠能科技的導入,而應是全面性的思考如何在國家、經濟、社會及自然環境之間訂定新的「社會契約」。因此風險社會與政策研究中心譯介全球知名永續發展諮詢機構-德國全球變遷諮詢委員會(WBGU)於2011年發表的《變遷中的世界:一份永續社會契約》,該報告作為2012年的Rio+20永續高峰會決策參考,亦提供我們一個面對轉型的系統觀。
【學術交流】德國波茨坦IASS研究中心科技部主任Ortwin Renn來訪中心
德國波茨坦IASS(Institute For Advanced Sustainability Studies)研究中心科技部主任Ortwin Renn來臺參與第一屆IASS「知識、學習與社會改變」案例研究座談會。期間也拜訪臺灣大學風險社會與政策研究中心,由中心周桂田主任以及張國暉執行長進行接待...
【學術交流】德國聯邦議員 Ms. Bärbel Höhn 霍恩女士來訪中心
德國長期投注於能源轉型與非核政策擬定與執行的聯邦資深議員霍恩(Bärbel Höhn)女士受媽媽監督核電廠聯盟與宜蘭人文基金會之共同邀請訪臺,期間於6月29日至臺大風險社會與政策研究中心(以下簡稱本中心)進行學術交流;並於30日至臺大舉辦「他山之石 - 德國經驗的能源轉型與核廢處理」論壇,吸引爆滿民眾與會共思臺灣未來能源轉型的願景...

Sociology of Climate Change: A Review of High Carbon Society and Its Transformation Challenges

Over the past two decades, extreme climate brought great disaster around the world, Taiwan is no exception. Since 1996, Typhoon Herb led to collapse of Lincoln Community, successive in 2000 as Xangsane typhoon, 2001 Nari storm, Typhoon Toraji, 2001 North Taiwan water shortage, 2004 Typhoon Mindulle caused collapse of central cross-island highway...

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The Road to Taiwan's Green economy of Low Carbon

Taiwan should promptly promotes environmental tax and the removal of the eco-unfriendly subsidies by the introduction of, such as, energy tax and carbon tax; it is to realize the full internalization of environmental costs, and at the same time reduce the burden of income tax. This economic development policy can achieve the progressive target of ‘a higher growing rate...

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The Creation of a Green County of Pingtung

With the rehabilitation programme of Preserving Water and Generating Electricity, Pingtung County has become the leading city of green energy in Taiwan; 23.481MW capacity of PVs was installed in the previous fisheries and plantations of the towns of Linbian and Jiadong. Below the high-raised solar panels are the flood detention pools ...

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Revival of Railway System and Urban Regeneration

Railway culture is the first significant indicator of the modernization of Taiwan, and it is also the most important social and historical memory of Taiwan society. To welcome the incoming of the new century, we should actively reassess and reshape the railway culture of Taiwan, and integrate it into Taiwan's existent urban system. This shall enable ...

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Taiwan’s Environmental Policy Strictness: A Review from 1990 to 2014 on institutions

The environmental policy in Taiwan is becoming more and more rigorous; however, compared with the progress of OECD and other countries from the perspective of the overall energy transition, we clearly experienced the lack of transition momentum and the phenomenon of lagging behind, no matter it’s non-market indicators of renewable energy ...

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A Comparison of the Degree of rigor in environmental policy in developing countries: Taiwan and Japan

Japan's environmental policy is as rigorous as the average of 24 member states. The study conducted a rigorous assessment of the environmental policy of the 24 member states of the organization, including Japan, which is a member. Because Japan and Taiwan are the developing countries of East Asia, this paper ...

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From Brown Economy to Green Economy: Pathways to Sustainable Development in Taiwan

In the past five years, the idea of “green economy” has been brewing out of Taiwan’s major debates between expanding economic development (e.g., expansion of petrochemical industry in Kaohsiung, finishing the fourth nuclear power plant) and protecting our precious environment. However, this idea...

 

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