This project, commissioned by the National Taiwan Normal University, has been implemented by the workshops from citizen participation and pre-conference issue collection before the resentation of National Climate Change Conference (NCCC) during World Environmental Day (June 5, 2012) organized by the Environmental Protection Administration (Taiwan EPA). This project aims at collection of focal points of views around all nation-wide in climate change issues by entire discussion, consensus setting, and issue studies. The focal issues will be conducive as the agenda
on the World Environment Day by a formal National Conference on Climate Change (NCCC). This NCCC will be achieved the promise of President Ma, Republic of China, for environmental protection of civil society during 2010.
In this project, the implementation of the contents has been prepared for the recommendations of the issues by the panel discussion of NCCC. Beyond top-down process of issue collection, this project was used “bottom-up” approach to adopt the
topics from citizens for the future references of NCCC planning frameworks. The core concepts - "Taiwan 20XX: Facing the Future of Climate Change in Taiwan" have been collected as the main topic since October, 2011. Four round-table workshops, by 1,400 delegates, have been held to collect 815 topics in the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Central Regions on the island Nation of Taiwan.
These workshops, named as “World Café”, were organized the delegated cities/counties to host conferences, such as: New Taipei City (November 27, 2011 / New Taipei City Hall, Northern Region), Taichung City (February 11, 2012 / National Taichung University of Education, Central Region), Tainan City (Chang Jung Senior High School / November 19, 2011 / Southern Region), and Yilan County (October 22, 2011 / National Yilan University, Eastern Region). This report has been summarized the focal-point issues referred to the NCCC from the conclusion of the involved citizens of the “World Café”, while continued to regularly update and maintain information platforms for the NCCC.