Taiwan Seeks to Join Fight against Global Warming
Minister Ying-Yuan Lee
Environmental Protection Administration
Executive Yuan, R.O.C. (Taiwan)
September 2016- Global warming and the El Niño phenomenon have contributed to record-breaking temperatures and extreme weather events around the world. In July this year, the global average temperatures taken over land and ocean surfaces were the highest for any month in 137 years of record-keeping. In June, the temperature in Taipei reached 38.7 degrees Celsius, the highest in a century.