Tainan City Government

Chinese Taipei Acting Mayor: Meng-yen Lee
Summary
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    Population 1885252
  • km 2
    Area 2191.64
  • USD
    GDP 340 Billion
  • emission
    Targets by 2020 Reduce 7% GHG emissions
Targets

Targets by Tainan City Government

GHG emissions reduction targets

 

    Community
     

  • The Tainan City Government has committed to reduce its Community emissions by 40% by 2050 compared to Baseline scenario (BAU) reduction target emission level.

 

    Local Government
     

  • The Tainan City Government has committed to reduce its Local Government emissions by 7% by 2020 compared to 2013 emission level.
Actions
Tainan Climate Change Adjustment Project
Tainan City in 2003 to promote low - carbon city results (report)
Low carbon energy saving buildings - Tainan City Government
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

Promote a concept of Low-Carbon and Energy-Saving Building, or named Green Building. Tainan City Government is going to design a new principle for Urban Design, demonstrate the Energy-Saving Building for establishes, and old building renew.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Industrial
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
  • Other Emissions
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Low carbon education and international communication - Tainan City Government
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

Implement the first “Tainan Self-Government Ordinance of Low Carbon City” law in Taiwan to establish the dreams and related behaviors. Three methods, international marketing, participating, and communication, and participate the international conferences, are planning to increase Tainan City government’s competitive ability and to create internationally acceptable brand.

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Sectors:
  • Other Emissions
local action
Multi-green energy sources - Tainan City Government
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Increase the green renewable energy utilization such as solar energy for heat and electricity, and water use in electricity generation et al.

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Sectors:
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
  • Other Emissions
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Low-carbon transportation - Tainan City Government
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Deplete of two stock vehicles; Promote the direct shuttle system(2012), bicycle-road-ride web system(2012), and electrical vehicle allowance; Adopt the LPG fueled vehicle, and modify the Traffic light control and coordination(2012).

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Sectors:
  • Transport
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Low carbon life style - Tainan City Government
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Promote 8 measures to reach low carbon life style. They are depleting the energy consuming lights, 3Rs activities, increase efficiency of water usage, reduction of ghost money firing, low-carbon meal, green marketplace establishment, nature life concepts, and waste recycling community by community.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Other Emissions
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Ecological function City - Tainan City Government
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Plan muti-living functions, including wetland protection and recovery, tree planting, townscape renaissance, waterfront renovation, and establishment lakes in Tainan, in a low-carbon urban.

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Sectors:
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
  • Other Emissions
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Low carbon cultural tour - Tainan City Government
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

Promote concepts of touring, purchasing, and dinning in Low-Carbon activity.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Transport
  • Other Emissions
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Low carbon communities - Tainan City Government
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

Promote and plan the Land Consolidation (Using a existing community as a demonstration). Establish new green community systems and modify the old existing communities.

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Sectors:
  • Residential
  • Other Emissions
Low carbon campus - Tainan City Government
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

Two purposes are designed for low carbon campus, including environmental & ecology protection and low carbon building, to create a low carbon, energy saving, comfortable and healthy campus. On the other hand, implement the low carbon action education in campus to reach the same target.

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
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Material recycling - Tainan City Government
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

Promotion of Green Purchase for schools; reutilization from recycled waste; reutilization of construction wastes; reuse of giant wastes ; reutilization of recycled water; reutilization of agricultural wastes; electricity generation from husbandry and cultivate. Consider those impacts to environment before each remediation method, and took the best profits for environmental cleaning action in order to minimize the footprint and ensure a protective remedy. There is a well known contaminant site in Tainan, An-Shun, which need to be remediated in urgent.

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Sectors:
  • Waste
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The total combined flood control measures, View land use regulation mechanism of water retention and flooding - Tainan City Government
  • Start year: 2014
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Green building guidance and promotion.

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Sectors:
  • Early Warning Systems and Disaster management
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Reduce riverbed exposed , strengthen the dust suppression - Tainan City Government
  • Start year: 2014
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

1.The implementation of the air quality monitoring , strengthening the riverbed exposed condition inspections conducted Prevention Method
2.The study of fine suspended particles (PM2.5) and Pollution Sources

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Sectors:
  • Early Warning Systems and Disaster management
  • Terrestrial Ecosystems
  • Human health
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Review land slope and flood disaster potential areas of use , to reduce the impact of disasters on land - Tainan City Government
  • Start year: 2014
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

1.For fragile geology massive landslides in the area or had occurred , limiting the use of land
2.Strengthen the flood prone area development control

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Sectors:
  • Early Warning Systems and Disaster management
  • Terrestrial Ecosystems
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Construction planning and building design should consider the urban heat island and global warming trend - Tainan City Government
  • Start year: 2014
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

1.Green Building Guidance and Promotion
2.Counseling existing buildings to improve energy efficiency , reduce building heat load

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Sectors:
  • Early Warning Systems and Disaster management
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure
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Enhance the event of a disaster response mechanism - Tainan City Government
  • Start year: 2014
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Tainan regimen APP as architecture , integration of disaster prevention information.

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Sectors:
  • Early Warning Systems and Disaster management
  • Insurance
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Reward Green Energy Industry Development and Promotion - Tainan City Government
  • Start year: 2014
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

1.counseling industry product carbon labeling , carbon footprint , enhance corporate carbon emissions management and carbon reduction ideas.
2.The introduction of electric vehicles , and provide subsidies and taxes relief measures.

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Sectors:
  • Energy
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Promote the use of various types of renewable energy diversification - Tainan City Government
  • Start year: 2014
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Promotion of solar photovoltaic , livestock methane and other renewable energy power generation.

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Sectors:
  • Energy
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Maintain habitat environment and establishment of nature reserves - Tainan City Government
  • Start year: 2014
  • Type:
  • Status: In operation

Combining agricultural production to create a habitat environment , conservation of biological diversity both can do to regulate the climate , etc. , flood and educational function.

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Sectors:
  • Early Warning Systems and Disaster management
  • Terrestrial Ecosystems
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Enhance road damage backup and recovery - Tainan City Government
  • Start year: 2014
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Hillside slope treatment and disaster reconstruction project.

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Sectors:
  • Early Warning Systems and Disaster management
  • Infrastructure
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Strengthen disaster preparedness training exercises and advocacy to improve the efficiency of rescue - Tainan City Government
  • Start year: 2014
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Tainan handle tube raft operators and related professional education and training water training.

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Sectors:
  • Early Warning Systems and Disaster management
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Strengthen bridges regular inspection and response mechanism - Tainan City Government
  • Start year: 2014
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Build real-time monitoring notification system.

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Sectors:
  • Early Warning Systems and Disaster management
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Strengthening Soil and Water Conservation - Tainan City Government
  • Start year: 2014
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

StrengthenPotential landslides and streams and streams of governance.

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Sectors:
  • Early Warning Systems and Disaster management
  • Infrastructure
  • Terrestrial Ecosystems
  • Water Resources
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Overall review of the detention space and energy distribution of the adequacy urban planning - Tainan City Government
  • Start year: 2014
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Waterfront land zoning set buffer zones detention.

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Sectors:
  • Coastal zones/Marine Ecosystems
  • Early Warning Systems and Disaster management
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Increase urban green cover rate - Tainan City Government
  • Start year: 2014
  • Type:
  • Status: In operation

Green cover ratio and the proportion of green open space should be increased each year to cope with temperatures rising trend

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Sectors:
  • Early Warning Systems and Disaster management
  • Terrestrial Ecosystems
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Enhance industrial water efficiency - Tainan City Government
  • Start year: 2014
  • Type:
  • Status: In operation

The new industrial zone settings campus water purification system.

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Sectors:
  • Water Resources
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Strengthen disaster relief resources and disaster monitoring and early warning information - Tainan City Government
  • Start year: 2014
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

1.Start Advance deployment , integration of disaster relief resources to implement the evacuation and relief missions.
2.The combination of civil resources to expand citizen participation in disaster prevention and rescue work.

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Sectors:
  • Early Warning Systems and Disaster management
local action
Inventories
Community inventories

The Tainan City Government has reported 4 Community emission inventories, since 2010. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2013, the Stationary energy, Transport, Industrial process and product use, Waste management, Agriculture, forest and other land use and Agriculture, forest and other land use are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from Tainan City Government
GHG inventory in 2013
Government operations inventory

The Tainan City Government has reported 1 government operational inventory, since 2013. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2013, the Waste management, Transport, Industrial process and product use, Other and Agriculture, forest and other land use are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from Tainan City Government
GHG inventory in 2013

Acting Mayor Meng-yen Lee
Tainan City Government, Chinese Taipei

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Initiative

Durban Adaptation Charter
Compact of Mayors - ICLEI

Status of compliance

Compact of Mayors
full compliance
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