The mitigation and adaptation are two primary actions in response to the threat of climate change. Apart from the effort to reduce the anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions, countries in the world continue proactively to adjust the current living and societal functions so as to adapt to the extreme environmental events caused by global warming. The focus of this project is to build up the consensus of energy conservation and carbon reduction among the public and promote these concepts to be put into practice. This project not only proactively took part in the international environmental festivals but also continue to arouse the sense of environmentalism and the importance of extreme weather adaptation. By doing so, Taiwan is able to follow up the world trend in climate issues as well as broaden the horizon domestically. This project at the same time is proceeding with the carbon reduction mark application activity which utilized to encourage domestic enterprises, community and society to implement carbon reduction action, furthermore to stimulate the atmosphere of protection of our environment. In order to promote the low carbon living style, the execution of carbon reduction-related mobile application, low carbon diet and energy-star product agenda that hopefully in the end the concept of low carbon living can be implanted into public’s mindset and express to the daily life.
This project has completed the implementation of following events：Earth Day and International Environment Day which is estimated 10,000 participants involved；The annual processing of carbon reduction action mark application held for 3 sessions, accounted for 238 units applied, businesses, communities and other voluntary units included. The result came out that 137 units have been approved the certification, showing that the increasing consciousness of carbon reduction campaign as well as the mark issued by Environmental Protection Administration（EPA）；The ‘low carbon cuisine contest’ has successfully conveyed the idea of low carbon diet to the public；Completion of tracking and assessing 63 Energy Star label product, and will continue to promote the plan of Energy Star.