Wonju City
South Korea

Population: 326321
Area of jurisdiction: 872.43 km2

Commitments

  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Baseline scenario (BAU) GHG reduction target: 26% by 2020 (2005) 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 ( 2012 ):  0 tCO2e

Other available GHG inventories: 2005, 2007, 2010

Mitigation actions

Wonju Green Climate City Registration project
“Wonju Green Climate City Registration project” has been proceeded by Wonju city, Wonju Agenda21 and ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainable Development from 2014 to 2015 in order to engage in climate change response in global mechanism. Start year  
Sector  
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Green World by Housewives, Eco-Keeper Training
Project for know-how sharing on various green life corresponding to climate change Start year  
Sector Residential
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Energy Explorers
School visit teaching program for expanding the base of education on climate change and the community participation for reducing GHG emissions. Start year  
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Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Climate Change Interactive Program
Participatory class for kids to share the value of energy and to understand natural energy Start year  
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Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Project for creation of low-carbon plus apartment complex
Creation of pilot complex for reducing GHG emissions in apartment house with saving potential Dissemination of guidebook and operation manuel for low-carbon plus apartment Start year 2013
Sector Residential
Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status Completed
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Food Culture Improvement Project
Campaign for reducing food wastes by training the food culture improvement promotion unit. Start year 2013
Sector Waste
Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status Completed
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Eco-Drive King Contest
Its purpose is to reduce the GHG gas and to save energy. Increase of citizen’s interest and practice for eco- friendly driving culture Start year  
Sector Transport
Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status In progress
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Ccarbon zero project – Planting of tree of life
Community recovery program by planting trees with local residents and the homeless Start year 2013
Sector Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Bicycling Revitalization Plan and Infrastructure Construction
Revision of laws related bike and establishment of master plan for applying guidelines Setting up priority of projects and infrastructure concerning national master plan and local situation Start year 2014
Sector Transport
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Bio-Methane Automobile Fuel Process Project
Decrease of reclaimed land and promotion solution of the existing marine exhaustion by the safe treatment of organic waste recycling Realization of stable supply of eco-friendly energy by the development and dissemination of renewable energy Start year 2014
Sector Transport
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Building Energy Efficiency Improvement(weatherization) for a low-income group
Contribution to saving energy and helping the energy poor through the improvement of energy efficiency for low-income group Contribution to saving electricity cost and reducing GHG emissions by supporting the establishment of solar power generator for low-income group Start year 2011
Sector  
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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LNG Distribution Support Business to Single-family Houses
Increase of supply LNG in a detached house Improvement of living condition and fuel expenses reduction Start year 2013
Sector Residential
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Green Energy (New Renewable Energy) Policy Project
It helps to prepare the shortage of fossil fuel and the obligation of reduction GHG emissions. It reduces the energy in public facilities through renewable energy. Start year 2009
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Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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RDF facility
After fragmentizing and drying the wastes from the daily waste incinerating facility(Korea’s first RDF manufacturing plant), it is solidified through smashing and modifying. Start year 2010
Sector Waste
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Supply of natural gas bus
In order to introduce of natural gas bus, it supports the project fund and consistently promotes the replacement and the disuse of diesel bus. Start year 2010
Sector Transport
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Bike ride activation
Operation of moving bike repair team, setting up walking and bike path alongside the river, improvement of bike path Start year 2010
Sector Transport
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Carbon point system
Program for reducing GHG emissions through offering the incentives (point) according to their reduction results in the use of electricity, gas and water in households and shops(buildings). Start year 2009
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Wonju Greenstart Contest
It forms a social consensus for Green life and its participation through finding best practices to voluntarily promote the reduction of GHG emissions in this city. Start year  
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Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status In progress
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Car-free day
Every year, in celebration of Car free day(22 September), it operates free bus riding during commuting hours and a campaign to have a car free day for one day and parking lot day-off etc. Start year  
Sector Transport
Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status In progress
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Climate Change Week
In celebration of Earth day(22 April), it designates this week as climate change week. In this week, there are many different participatory programs such as climate change exhibition. Start year  
Sector  
Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status In progress
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Class on Low carbon and eco-friendly lifestyle
- “Let’s play with Earth” - It promotes the practice of Green life at home through the activation of education on climate change for elementary school students. It also extends the base of education on climate change and forms social consensus on participatory green life. - “Hi, climate!” - only for kids Start year  
Sector Waste
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Green day
In order to create ambiance for Green life in public organizations and for voluntary participation, it designate every Wednesday as ‘Green day’. Start year 2009
Sector  
Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status In progress
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Green leader and Green lifestyle group
As it recognizes that the citizen’s participation plays a pivotal role to reduce GHG emissions, it educates Green leader as a key driver for reducing GHG emissions and it promotes the citizen’s formation and their participation in Green life. Start year 2009
Sector Residential
Type Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
Status In progress
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Green Energy(Renewable Energy)
Variation of energy sources and promotion of its stable supply Transit energy structure into environmental friendly and low GHG emissions Start year 2002
Sector Residential
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Climate Change Education & Research Center and Promotion Center
Promotion of climate change and operation of education based on participatory learning It plays a leading role corresponding to climate change in central province by operating a well-organized program such as education, promotion and participation. Start year 2009
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Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status Completed
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Establishment of Master Plan on Climate Change
Mid-long term plan to show a road-map for systematically corresponding to climate change Start year 2008
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Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status Completed
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Adaptation actions

Implementation planing for climate change adaptation
5-year-plan to ensure the improvement of the adaptation capacity facing climate change Start year 2013
Sector Human health
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status Completed
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Model City for corresponding to Climate Change
Through the creation of technical, financial and administrative cooperation framework with national government, it promotes low carbon, environmental friendly and healthy city as leading city for corresponding to climate change. Start year 2008
Sector  
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status Completed
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Formation of City Dept. for Climate Change Affairs
In August 2008, for the first time in Gangwon province, the department was created only for climate change in order to ensure the consistency of climate change policy and its stable promotion. Start year 2008
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Type Organizational/Governance
Status Completed
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