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The Outcomes – 2011 Gwangju UEA Summit

Mayors and city officials from 80 cities met in Gwangju’s Kim Dae Jung Convention Center last month. Amongst lavish lunches and trash bins full of small empty single-use plastic water bottles, they came together to pledge to steer their cities … Continue reading

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2011 October Gwangju Summit of the Urban Environmental Accords

Jamie Lerner, Urban planner and former mayor of Curitiba, Brazil believes that, “Cities are not the problem, they are the solution.”   This article I wrote for the Gwangju News October Issue 2011  Gwangju Metropolitan City and the United Nations … Continue reading

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Interview with Professor Kwi-Gon Kim about 2011 UEA Gwangju Summit of the environmental accords.

“The ultimate goal of the Gwangju Summit, is to create a low carbon green city, based on two important tools; one is the Urban Environmental Evaluation Index and the other is urban Carbon Development Mechanism (CDM).” Professor Kim I spoke … Continue reading

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