Why Taiwan‘s Sustainable Energy Policy Matters

Fox, Benjamin

By establishing a series of similarities to the U.S., this study demonstrates the potential for Taiwan‘s recent progress on sustainable energy policy to influence American policymakers. An assessment of Taiwan‘s current energy situation is contextualized within its economic development and political institutions. Taiwan‘s energy legislation has already leveraged significant financial investment to reshape an economy increasingly focused on clean energy technology. In the future, Taiwan will continue to pursue aggressive energy legislation and the U.S. may draw inspiration from Taiwan‘s sustainable energy reforms.

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Consilience: The Journal of Sustainable Development

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Earth Institute
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December 2, 2015