Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Acid rain occurs on 60 percent of rainy days in Zhongli City in Taoyuan County, the highest percentage in Taiwan, according to a three-year academic study commissioned by the Environment Protection Agency.
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Earth was cooling until the end of the 19th century and a hundred years later, the planet's surface was on average warmer than at any time in the previous 1,400 years, according to climate records presented on Sunday.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Progress towards the use of cleaner fuel technology has stalled, with production of the world's energy as “dirty” now as it was two decades ago, the International Energy Agency said Wednesday.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Chinatrust Commercial Bank leads the global banking industry in terms of green certifications by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the company announced yesterday.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The Taipei Feitsui Reservoir Administration (TFRA) said yesterday that there was enough rainfall in late March and early April that Taipei is not likely to face a much-feared water shortage.
Activists have planted a flag at the North Pole along with millions of signatures calling for the Arctic to be declared a global sanctuary protected from oil drilling, lobby group Greenpeace said on Monday.
Summer ice in the Antarctic is melting 10 times quicker than it was 600 years ago, with the most rapid melt occurring in the last 50 years, a joint Australian-British study showed Monday.
Keelung has the highest subscription rate for adult television in Taiwan, according to local cable TV providers, who added that it may be a result of the city's rainy climate reducing people's desire to go outside.
Sunday, April 14, 2013
Taiwan could see higher temperatures over the weekend, and the warmer weather could continue until April 18, when an approaching cold front is expected, the Central Weather Bureau said yesterday.