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Frame of Image een developing a nationwide Greenstart movement since 2008 to realize low carbon green growth as a national vision and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions effectively. The Greenstart movement has been focused on reducing greenhouse gas through civil and government cooperation, raising the level of consciousness of citizens along with technological development through synergistic effects, and playing a role to stabilize the green lifestyle culture. Since October of 2008, after initiating a nationwide network, 246 local networks have been established, and various activities have been developed such as fostering green leaders, climate change week events, climate change education activation, and green life campaigns by season. We have been able to achieve energy savings and greenhouse gas reduction effects through the participation of citizens and organizations in Greenstart movement events, and publicizing excellent cases annually. In the future, Korea is planning to focus on publicizing essential brand projects such as Green Touch and Green Printer to
expand the Greenstart movement, and develop customized green lifestyle through strengthening
the capacities of green leaders and expanding climate change education.
Ⅰ Introduction to the Greenstart Movement .
With intensive climate change and needs for immediate countermeasures, the Ministry of Environment has been implementing the Greenstart movement on a national level since 2008 in Korea. The Greenstart movement is a national ac


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Title Greenstart movement
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Material Type Reports
Author(English)

Lee, Misuk

Publisher

[Seoul]:Korea Environment Institute; Ministry of Environment

Date 2013
Journal Title; Vol./Issue Korea Environmental Policy Bulletin:vol. XI(no. 2)
Pages 16
Subject Country South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pdf
Subject Territorial Development < Environment
Holding KEI; Ministry of Environment

Abstract

The Ministry of Environment has been developing a nationwide Greenstart movement since 2008 to realize low carbon green growth as a national vision and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions effectively. The Greenstart movement has been focused on reducing greenhouse gas through civil and government cooperation, raising the level of consciousness of citizens along with technological development through synergistic effects, and playing a role to stabilize the green lifestyle culture. Since October of 2008, after initiating a nationwide network, 246 local networks have been established, and various activities have been developed such as fostering green leaders, climate change week events, climate change education activation, and green life campaigns by season. We have been able to achieve energy savings and greenhouse gas reduction effects through the participation of citizens and organizations in Greenstart movement events, and publicizing excellent cases annually. (The rest omitted)