"2022 Taoyuan Green Life Festival" kicked off, Mayor Cheng invites citizens to experience the value of low-carbon life
Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-Tsan went to Luzhu District on the morning of March 5th to attend the "2022 Taoyuan Green Life Festival" opening press conference and electric scooter oath-taking rally. Mayor Cheng said that the Green Life Festival promotes green transportation and green life. It will be held for nine days from March 5th to March 13th. The City Government bureaus curated events, including flower field landscape, low-carbon transportation, low-carbon roadside banquet, and environmental-friendly night market. Citizens are welcome to experience the value of low-carbon life, make life simpler, and put less burden on the earth.
Mayor Cheng mentioned that the world is facing a crisis brought about by climate change. Therefore, from the 2020 Paris Climate Summit to the 2021 Glasgow Climate Summit, the world aim to achieve the goal of net-zero emissions by 2050 and a 40% reduction in carbon emissions by 2030. Low-carbon life is the future trend. The City Government is also actively responding, hoping to build Taoyuan into a model of a low-carbon city.
Mayor Cheng mentioned that Taoyuan is a pioneer in Taiwan, with more than 80,000 electric scooters that account for a market share of over 6%, outnumbering all counties and cities. The number of charging stations has also increased from 500 to 1,500 since it became a special municipality. Taoyuan is actively creating a friendly environment for electric vehicles.