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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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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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Urban Environmental Accords hopes to curb GHG emissions from Urban Environments

They are the most significant modern phenomena facing the population today; Urbanization and our changing climate, and they are comprehensively linked. Urban environments generate creative thinking, suspect art, innovation, nifty technologiesand social change. Even with such contributions, urbanites are criticized … Continue reading

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Urban Environmental Accords (UEA) Gwangju Summit

Gwangju will radiate in the international spot-light this October as it co-hosts the Urban Environmental Accords (UEA) Gwangju Summit 2011 with sister city San Francisco. The Summit will feature four international conferences, dialogue focused on policies that address urban environmental issues plus exhibitions … Continue reading

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