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Green growth : National experience of Korea

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Frame of Image  Climate Change Environmental and Ecosystem Degradation Resource Depletion Deepening Inequality
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Developing countries are higher vulnerability to climate change
 Existing poverty and income gap  Heavy dependence on climate-sensitive sectors (rain-fed agriculture)  Low adaptive capacity
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Decisive and strong international action is urgent: delay means greater risks and higher costs for human development, economies and the environment
 Conventional “Quantity-Oriented” Growth Vs. “Quality-Oriented” New Development Growth
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Global Challenges: Need for New Paradigm
• Addressing the global challenges requires a comprehensive rethinking of our ways of valuing and measuring socioeconomic progress. • A new paradigm needs to focus on the inherent necessity and value of environmental protection in enabling economic growth. • Practical and positive approaches and measures are necessary to achieve goals of economic growth and environmental protection
 Rethinking of Growth Paradigm:
Quantity-oriented (labor, capital)
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Quality-oriented (new ideas, innovation)
Broadening the concept of “Going Green”:
Responding to Environmental Degradation, Climate Change
Enhancing added value While promoting efficient use of resources (energy) in the economy
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Green Growth
The concept of green growth suggests that “Growth and environmental sustainability are not merely compatible objectives, but are mutually necessary for the future of humankind.”
Green Growth provides a set of strategies that aims


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Title Green growth
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National experience of Korea

Material Type Proceedings
Author(English)

Jung, Taeyong

Author(Korean)

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Publisher

[Seoul]:KDI School

Date 2013-05
Pages 37
Subject Country South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pdf
Subject Territorial Development < Environment
Holding KDI School