Eugene CHIEN

Chairman, Taiwan Net Zero Emissions Association(TNZEA)

Lecture Topic

Taiwan's Net Zero Roadmap and Strategy, as well as It's Current Progress and Challenges Faced

Taiwan is steadfast in its commitment to achieving net zero emissions, aligning with global climate goals.  The government has announced "Taiwan's Pathway to Net-Zero Emissions in 2050" based on the four major transition strategies: "Energy Transition", "Industrial Transition", "Lifestyle Transition", "Social Transition" and is supplemented by "12 Key Strategies." 

Despite these efforts, Taiwan faces significant challenges on its path to net zero emissions.  International cooperation for technological innovation is essential for Taiwan to access the latest advancements and address emissions from global supply chains.

However, Taiwan's proactive governance and public awareness campaigns create a conducive environment for sustainable policies and behaviors.  By leveraging these strengths, we believe that Taiwan is poised to emerge as a regional leader in the transition towards a Net-Zero society, driving economic prosperity while safeguarding the environment for future generations.

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PhD, Aeronautics and Astronautics, New York University, USA

Professional Experience

Eugene Chien was a professor and dean of the College of Engineering at Tamkang University before served as the first Minister of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Minister of Transportation and Communications, as well as the Representative of the Taipei Representative Office in the UK, and later as the Minister of Foreign Affairs.

For more than a decade after he retired from the civil service, his excellency has dedicated to promoting sustainable developments in Taiwan.  Chien now leads four NGOs: Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy (TAISE), CTCI Education Foundation (CTCIEF), Telecommunication & Transportation Foundation (TTF), and the Taiwan Net Zero Emissions Association (TNZEA).