Monday, January 11, 2010

“The public needs to understand our nation’s extreme challenges … Taiwan's situation is not much better than Tuvalu or Nauru,” said Wang Chin-shou (王俊秀), a professor at National Tsinghua University, in reference to the two island nations in danger of being engulfed because of rising sea levels. “In a couple of decades, the entire Taipei basin could be sitting under water.”


Another environmental activist said that the lack of initiatives showed that the public would have to work together to reduce emissions and called for more civic participation.“The public needs to understand our nation’s extreme challenges … Taiwan's situation is not much better than Tuvalu or Nauru,” said Wang Chin-shou (王俊秀), a professor at National Tsinghua University, in reference to the two island nations in danger of being engulfed because of rising sea levels. “In a couple of decades, the entire Taipei basin could be sitting under water.”

1 comment:

dan said...

Here is Wang Chin-shou's contact info.
He also heads the Taiwan Environmental Protection Union.


www.tepu.org.tw

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