Open access peer-reviewed Monograph

Low Carbon Policy and Development in Taiwan

Edited by Liang-Feng Lin

National Chengchi University, Taiwan


Taiwan a typical small Asian country with few energy resources is well known for its high-tech industry in the last 20 years. However as a member of the global village Taiwan feels the responsibility to reduce carbon emissions. The book tells you how Taiwan transforms itself from a high-tech island to become a low carbon island. The book address Taiwan's low-carbon developmental policies of the past 10 years, applies an econometric approach to estimate Taiwan's sector department CO2 emissions, shows how environmental change affects the economic growth of Taiwan, and provides two successful examples of low-carbon pilot regions in Taiwan. Stephen Shen, the Minister of the Environment Protection Agency of Taiwan, believes that the book arrives at the right time, because this is the time to educate the people of Taiwan, about the necessary action for achieving a low carbon society.

Read more >Order hardcopy
Low Carbon Policy and Development in TaiwanEdited by Liang-Feng Lin

Published: February 24th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/3323

ISBN: 978-953-51-0156-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6122-6

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

9585 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

5 Web of Science Citations

4 Dimensions Citations


Open access peer-reviewed

1. Energy Saving and Carbon Reduction Policy in Taiwan

By Yi-Cheng Ho and Jenn-Shyong Kuo


Open access peer-reviewed

2. Renewable Energy Feed-in-Tariff System Design and Experience in Taiwan

By Li-Fang Chou and Liang-Feng Lin


Open access peer-reviewed

3. Assessment of the Decoupling of GHGs and Electricity Costs Through the Development of Low-Carbon Energy Technology in Taiwan

By Chien-Ming Lee and Heng-Chi Liu


Open access peer-reviewed

4. Estimation of Taiwan’s CO2 Emissions Related to Fossil Fuel Combustion - A Sectoral Approach

By Shinemay Chen, Der-Cherng Lo and Huai Hsuan Yu


Open access peer-reviewed

5. A Preliminary Look at the Relationship Between Environmental Change and Economic Growth in Taiwan

By Kuang-Ta Lo and Ya-Ting Yang


Open access peer-reviewed

6. Low-Carbon Pilot Tour and Municipal Government Investment: Taiwan’s Experience

By Liang-Feng Lin


Monograph and chapters are indexed in

  • Worldcat
  • OpenAIRE
  • Google Scholar
  • AZ ebsco
  • Base
  • CNKI

Order a hardcopy of the Monograph

Free shipping with DHL Express

Hardcover (ex. VAT)£119

Order now

Residents of European Union countries need to add a Book Value-Added Tax Rate based on their country of residence. Institutions and companies, registered as VAT taxable entities in their own EU member state, will not pay VAT by providing IntechOpen with their VAT registration number. This is made possible by the EU reverse charge method.

Special discount for IntechOpen contributors

All IntechOpen contributors are offered special discounts starting at 40% OFF available through your personal dashboard

Login and purchase