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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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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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