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Environmental Movements in Korea: A Sourcebook

EAN: 9791158661694

Environmental Movements in Korea: A Sourcebook
ISBN: 979-11-5866-169-4 // ISBN: 9791158661694
Publication date: 2017
Publisher: The Academy of Korean Studies 
Number of Pages: 548
Language: English 
Country of Origin: Korea

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Academic study on industrial pollution, nuclear incidents, climate change, etc. in Corea.


Chapter 1. Industrial Pollution 
1.1 Onsan Sickness 
1.2 Sangbong-dong Pneumoconiosis Incident 
1.3 Mun Song-myun Mercury Poisoning Incident 
1.4 The Wonjin Rayon Incident 
1.5 Nakdong River Phenol Leak Incident 
1.6 Samsung Leukemia 
Chapter 2 Major National Projects 
2.1 History of the Saemangeum Environmental Movement 
2.2 Protest Against Dong-Gang Dam Construction Plans 
2.3 Cheonseong Mountain High-speed Train Construction Opposition Movement 
2.4 Four Major Rivers Project Opposition Movement 
Chapter 3 Nuclear-related Incidents 
3.1 Environmental Movement Related to Nuclear Waste Disposal Facility 
3.2 The Environmental Movement concerning Spent Nuclear Fuel Disposal 
3.3 The Construction of High-Voltage Power Lines in Miryang 
3.4 The Selection of Sites for New Nuclear Power Plants 
3.5 Trends in the Anti-nuclear Movement after the Fukushima Nuclear Reactor Incident 
Chapter 4 Climate Change and the Energy Transition Movement 
4.1 Climate Change in General 
4.2 Low Carbon, Green Growth 
4.3 Mid-Term National Goals for Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions Established 
4.4 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme 
4.5 Cooperation Charge System on Low-Carbon Vehicles 
4.6 The Movement to Enact a Climate Change Law (Big Ask Movement) 
4.7 Energy Transition Movement 
4.8 Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) and Feed-in-Tarriff (FIT) 
4.9 Energy Transition by Local Autonomous Organizations

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