Jul 31, 2022
In Welcome to the Forum
In the face of the visible virus impact and the long-term climate damage that may not be visible, the governments at all levels in Taiwan should take advantage of the present to re-examine The climate disaster response plan examines whether the long-term climate adaptation work is implemented and continues to roll out in the community. In addition, whether our public health system has included vulnerable groups, when a climate disaster occurs, the coordination between various ministries and committees, and whether the existing disaster prevention and rescue framework can be smoothly implemented are the biggest challenges in the future. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio. Antonio Guterres said at the end of April this year: The global pandemic whatsapp database of the new crown virus has exposed how vulnerable our society is. But if governments can work together to address the common human crisis, including global warming, this will It is an opportunity to rebuild society and make society better.” (Jordans, 2020) A researcher at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) also pointed out that we need to take a more comprehensive and systematic recovery approach in the face of disasters and crises, Super Cyclone Amphan has clearly highlighted systemic risks, so increased collaboration across sectors will allow us to fill gaps in the current system. We want to rebuild not just “better,” but with the ability to challenge lingering risks, social fragility, and unequal power structures (Boyland & Adelina, 2020). We look forward to Taiwan taking this opportunity to become a leader in the fight against the epidemic and climate. A lot of things can happen before and after a violent protest, so even if there is a change in national polls, it’s hard to say that it was caused by the protest, and people may have forgotten the opinions that were affected by the protest when they voted, and “political scientists” are here to analyze this phenomenon. Text: Wang Hongen (Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Nevada, Las Vegas) Recently, due to the law enforcement disputes by the US police , it has rapidly evolved into large-scale violent protests in the United States, and the issue of racial conflicts has once again surfaced.