Taipei City

Taipei City Voluntary Local Review

Taipei City Voluntary Local Review

Taipei City

Taipei City Voluntary Local Review

Insights of the Report

Among the 17 SDGs announced by the United Nations, Taipei City has given priority to 7 of them, Taipei City has made significant progress in affordable energy, sustainable cities and climate action. Actions included the transformation of landfills into Taipei Energy Hill, the implementation of the Clean Air Action Plan, and the implementation of policies such as the sponge city, the garden city. Taipei City has taken practical actions to improve urban resilience to respond to the climate change.

Taipei City will do its best to turn the vision of a livable and sustainable into reality, and will also strengthen relationships between international communities.

Issued: September 2019
Population
2,668,572 (2018)
Area
271.7997 ㎢ (2018)
Population Density
9818 ppl/km2 (2018)
Level of Government
Local (ex. city, town, village, etc)
Carbon Emission
Equivalent 12,113,614 t CO2
Carbon Footprint per capita
N/A
Carbon Absorption
163,285t (2018)
Territorial Classification
Budget Size
N/A

City Profile

Taipei City, situated in the northern part of Taiwan island. Taipei City always actively engages in environmental issues by continuously promoting reduction of GHG emissions and sharing the responsibility for fighting climate change. Taipei city holds core values of eco-green energy, carbon reduction and resilience; Taipei city has an outlook of continuously pursuing sustainable development for being a livable and sustainable city.

The Report and more

The VLR report is available here:
Taipei City Voluntary Local Review