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By Romain Caillaud, principal of the consulting firm SIPA Partners and a researcher associated with the Singaporean think tank ISEAS. Ominous breaking news coming out of Myanmar: https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/myanmar-leader-aung-san-suu-kyi-detained Ten years

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KA8 – Septembre 2015 – South Korea and the Climate Change Challenge

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France will be hosting the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), from November 30th to December 11th, 2015. COP 21 will be a crucial conference, as it needs to achieve a new international agreement on the climate, applicable to all countries, with the aim of keeping global warming below 2°C. As a leading economic power officialy transitioning to a low-carbon economy, and as the 12th emitter of greenhouse gases, the role played by South Korea will be critical. South Korean position regarding climage change and its national commitments are the focus of this eighth issue of Korean Analysis.

 

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– Editorial –

– SOUTH KOREA AND THE CLIMATE CHANGE CHALLENGE –

South Korea’s Energy and Climate Statistics (Antoine Bondaz, Jean-Raphaël Chaponnière)
South Korea’s Green Growth at a Crossroad (LEE Jae-Seung)
What Contributions Can South Korea Make at the 2015 Paris Climate Change Conference? (Suh-Yong Chung)
 South Korea and the Climate Change Challenge (Jean-Christophe Simon, trans. Antoine Bondaz)
South Korea, a new Actor in the Carbon Market (Wilfried Mourier, trans. Ji-Sook Lee-Kautz)
The Politics and Processes of Creating Eco-City in South Korea: the Songdo International City (Guahk Youngah)