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Lee Yuan-tseh says that Taiwan hasn't done much for carbon reduction, and levying carbon tax would be a feasible method. He believes in five years, the cost of solar power will be cheaper than coal or nuclear power.
According to Climate Central's latest report, if the temperature rises 2 degrees Celsius, the land subsidence of Taiwan's coastal areas will become more severe. If it rises 4 degrees Celsius, places including Taipei and the western coastal areas will be flooded.
French media, Le Figaro, reported on Taiwan with great details, pointing out that although the island accounts for 1% of the world's greenhouse gas emissions and has brought up a goal for its reduction, the country is still blocked out of COP21 due to sensitive political issues.