Dobong District
South Korea

Population: 348625
Area of jurisdiction: 20.8 km2

Commitments

  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Baseline scenario (BAU) GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Fixed-level GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Carbon intensity reduction target: n/a n/a
Renewable energy target: n/a n/a
Energy efficiency target: n/a n/a
Government and Community: CO2(e) targets

Performance

Community GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e
Government GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e

Mitigation actions

Citizen Organization Participation Policy
In Dobong-gu, the 650-member Green Start citizen network plays an essential role in reinforcing climate-change capacities and preliminary compliance with low-carbon city/sustainable green growth guidelines. It has trained 77 green leaders who are the core human resource of the Green Start movement and who create awareness about green lifestyles, alongside 20 green leaders who mastered its professional education course and perform consultation services related to greenhouse gas emissions such as standby power diagnosis. Start year 2012
Sector Other Emissions
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Low-Carbon Green Growth Ordinances
Basic ordinances for low-carbon green growth have been enacted in Dobong-gu to expand development of climatechange actions policies, improve citizen quality of life and create pleasant urban environments. Ordinances call for green growth through the adoption of green habits in private and business life, organizing and operating green-growth committees for deliberation and consultation on major actions, establishing green economy and greenhouse-gas reduction goals, and providing executive and financial support to climate-change adaptation and sustainable development industries. Start year 2012
Sector Other Emissions
Type Regulatory
Status In progress
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Urban Agriculture Activation
Dobong-gu activates urban agriculture by identifying undeveloped lands to expand direct carbon-offset areas and reduce the secondary greenhouse-gas emission rate created indirectly in the transportation of agricultural products. In 2012 the City created vegetable gardens in public lands and four private parcels and has also created vegetable gardens on 23 public building rooftops. Heat island creation is also abated with the provision of 1500 box garden sets that allow any citizen to raise vegetables at home Start year 2011
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Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Eco-Mileage Promotion
Since 2009, the city has operated Eco-Mileage, a program in which families and organizations undertake efforts to voluntarily reduce electricity, water and gas consumption. The local government provides energy-saving resources and reforestation subsidies as incentives to participants that reduce energy consumption. 28,000 people (21% of the city’s population) have joined. Due to the eco-mileage program, 2012’s greenhouse-gas reduction rate is expected to be about 4000t; Dobong-gu plans to reduce greenhouse gases by 10,000t by 2014. Start year 2009
Sector Buildings
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Adaptation actions