Environmental protection education is very much emphasized by the EPA. The programming committee has proposed a conceptual framework containing objectives and guidelines for environmental education (EE) in its scope and topics. They also designed a general survey that included subtopics on the importance of EE, school, and environmental problems. These have been the foundation for EE study in Taiwan. Its research into the promotion of EE in Taiwan has created the blueprint for EE goals, plans, and facilities, laying the way for the future development of EE in Taiwan. (more…)
“Environmental leverage is a tool for balancing the economic and environmental merit of projects in order to develop a strategic environmental plan”. Pollution prevention activities are often justified in terms of cost. Companies often provide funding for projects with significant economic benefits. In doing this, projects with substantial environmental merits, but lacking in economic merits are never supported. Therefore it becomes critical to evaluate waste generation with respect to a unit of product or service. (more…)
The Present Curricula on Environmental Education in Elementary Schools Environmental education has become one of the most important aspects of education in developed countries. In order to keep the island’s environmental quality from deteriorating, the Republic of China has been doing its best to enhance its environmental education. The maintenance of the environmental quality is not only based on the citizens’ awareness but most importantly it is also based on the actions of Chinese people. (more…)
Globalization refers to the process of international integration arising from the interchange of world views, products, ideas, and other aspects of culture. The concept of globalization became popular after the collapse of Communism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. It is, in fact, the victory of capitalism and means trade without restriction, free movement of capital, and technology and the operation of a completely free market economy. Strangely, and understandingly, it does not sanction free movement of labor, from one country to another. (more…)
Our movement into the 21st century has neither been smooth nor very happy as we find the atmosphere and water increasingly polluted. In the cities, the air getting dustier and dirtier, and this atmospheric pollution is becoming troublesome and dangerous to every living entity, human, and animal alike. Our modern civilization is basically responsible for the pollution in the atmosphere. Let us discuss the causes of this atmospheric or environmental pollution. (more…)
Setting reduction targets to curb climate change ought to be in line with commercial considerations. The government should have the capacity to meet any given mitigation effort in the most flexible and cost-effective manner and to issue help to the worst hit section of the population including both households and firms.