Taiwan Risk Society Forum
[Prof.Dr.Soo-Jin Park,Prof.Dr.Jae-Yeol Yee and Prof.Dr.Jung-Jae Park Visit to RSPRC]
Dr.Soo-Jin Park,Professor of Department of Geography in Seoul National University;Dr.Jae-Yeol Yee, Professor of Department of Sociology in Seoul National University and Dr.Jung-Jae Park, Professor of Department of Geography in Seoul National University. They visited RSPRC on February fifth 2018 and they had a pleasant conversation with driector Kuei-Tien Chou and members of RSPRC.
[ New Publication ]
Energy Transition in East Asia
[ East Asia Energy Transformation Forum: Challenges and Prospects for Energy Transformation in Taiwan, Japan and South Korea ]
The Forum was held by RSPRC on 19 of Oct. The forum invited the following speakers: Professor Koichi HASEGAWA, from Tohoku University in Japan, also the author of "Post-Nuclear Society," Professor Sun-Jin YUN from Seoul National University, who helps to drive the policy for next nuclear power plant in Seoul, and Professor Dowan KU, Director of Environment and Society Research Institute in Korea.
[ 2017 Social Assessment Impact Lecture Series ]
The lecture was held by RSPRC on 26 of Oct,2017. Prof. dr. F.M.D. (Frank) Vanclay who is a well-known specialist of social assessment impact from University of Groningen, was invited to the lecture.
[ Prof. Dr. Hans Peter Peters Visit to RSPRC ]
Prof. Dr. Hans Peter Peters is the social scientist of Forschungszentrum Juelich and the Adjunct Professor of Freie Universität Berlin. He has long studied the formation of the scientific environment and public opinion in the media communication. He has as well as focused on the interaction between journalists and scientists and the impact of scientific knowledge on the public. Prof. Peters is a well-known German science communication specialist!
[ 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.
[ 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.

Forum Series of Taiwan Risk Society Taiwan in Transition (TWiT): Initiating Energy Transformation

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The forum started with an opening speech contributed by Ching-Ray Chang, the Vice President of the NTU. He firstly acknowledged the RSPRC’s efforts in the policy of energy transformation...

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Taiwan Risk Society Forum- Reflection on Kaohsiung Gas Explosion on the first 100-day anniversary

Except plans for petrochemical zone and high-value petrochemical industry promotion office as a way to solve the problems of high energy consumption...

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Taiwan Risk Society Forum and Press Conference: Crisis, Turning Point? How Should Taiwan Respond to Post-COP21 Global Situation and 2015 Poll on Climate Change

  85% of Taiwanese support the development of renewable energy using higher electricity price, and 86.9% advocates for implementing environmental protection for future generations. How should the government respond to the global and national request?...

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Taiwan Risk Society Forum- Air Pollution and Energy Transformation (III)

The discussion in this forum has roused widespread echo among audience. Someone proposed that the best energy in Taiwan is terrestrial heat, but ...

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Taiwan Risk Society Forum- Air Pollution and Energy Transformation (II)

What kind of corporate social responsibility does our society need? Prof. Wen-Ling Hong put forward that more research should be done on building safety tools...

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Towards the Road to Energy Transformation
Sociology of Climate Change: A Review of High Carbon Society and Its Transformation Challenges

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