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Seoul air quality reaches OECD level

The quality of air in Seoul continues to improve. According to a survey by Seoul Metropolitan Government, the number of days with visibility of 20 kilometers or more between January and August of 2009 totaled 62 days.


Korea to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emission by 30%

The administration has set the goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 21-30 percent by 2020, relative to the ``business as usual'' (BAU) scenario, the Presidential Committee on Green Growth said Tuesday. By Na Jeong-ju, Staff Reporter


South Korea Sets New Automobile Fuel Economy, Gas Emission Standards

South Korea will introduce new fuel economy and greenhouse gas emission standards, for all passenger cars starting in 2012 to help meet global industrial trends on energy conservation and environmental protection, the government said Monday.


Public Transport for Physically Challenged

Recently, I happened to take one of the new buses in Gangnam, the commercial and residential area developed relatively recently south of the Han River. By Seo Eun-mi


Green Growth:Korea's New Strategy (40) Carmakers should shoulder social responsibility

The following is the 40th in a series of articles focusing on the Korean government's "green growth" strategy. The series will also introduce the increasing efforts of major advanced countries of the world to promote a green economy.


Bicycle Fever Sweeps Korea Amid Energy, Environmental

Nam Yeon-ja recently fractured her finger after a head-on bicycle collision while she was pedaling her way to a local festival.


South Korea promoting bicycle use

South Korea, one of Asia's industrial powerhouses, is turning to an old-fashioned way to solve the problem of its traffic-clogged roads: encouraging people to ride bicycles.


South Korea promoting bicycle use

South Korea, one of Asia's industrial powerhouses, is turning to an old-fashioned way to solve the problem of its traffic-clogged roads: encouraging people to ride bicycles.


Seoul Monthly Air Quality Database

An online searchable database containing information on monthly levels of air pollution in Seoul, Korea.


Source apportionment of the particulate PAHs at Seoul, Korea: impact of long range transport to a megacity

Northeast Asia including China, Korea, and Japan is one of the world’s largest fossil fuel consumption regions.


Assessing the Health Benefits of the Seoul Air Quality Management Plan Using BenMAP

Health benefits from implementing air quality control measures were assessed using the Environmental Benefits Mapping and Analysis Program (BenMAP).

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