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Green Party Korea 2018 Local Election Report

21 June, 2018
(Shin, Ji-ye candidate for Seoul Mayor) & (Go, Eun-young candidate for Jeju Island Governor), Mr. Lee Kyung was the Greens candidate for Chungbuk province local council member
From Feminist Seoul Mayor to Jeju Governor with No Development“I am a Feminist Candidate for Seoul Mayor.” (Shin, Ji-ye candidate for Seoul Mayor)“Let’s Vote for our Dream! No Development, Yes Basic Income! (Go, Eun-young candidate for Jeju Island Governor)Green Party Korea (GP Korea) advanced Green politics to Korean society at the June 2018 election campaign; the party fielded 32 candidates in... more


Korea & US Green Party's Joint-Statement against THAAD

19 September, 2016
Korean Greens and the Green Party of the United States published a joint statement on Monday, Sept. 19 against deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) in South Korea.


박근혜 "온실가스 감축" 알고 보니 '딴나라' 이야기

8 December, 2015
 파리총회에 참가하고 있는 한국 종교계와 시민사회 피켓시위 박근혜 대통령이 유네스코 특별연설하는 건물 앞에서 종교계를 비롯한 한국시민사회 참가단에 항의 집회를 하고 있다
박근혜 대통령이 지난달 30일(현지 시각) 제21차 유엔기후변화협약 당사국총회(COP21)에서 한 연설이 화제이다. 한국은 신기후체제 출범을 위해 2030년까지 BAU 대비 온실가스 37%를 줄이는 '야심찬' 목표를 설정했다고 발표했다. 에너지 신산업 육성을 통해 100조 시장을 열고, 50만 개의 일자리를 창출한다는 비전도 제시했다. 그러나 대통령이 제시한 목표는 '야심찬' 것이 아니며, 멋지게 보이는 에너지 '신세계'는 한국에서 벌어지는 상황과는 딴판이다. 대통령이 국제사회에서 한국이 아닌 '딴 나라' 이야기를 한 것일까? 녹색당이 대통령의 기후변화총회 연설을 분석했다.


Listen to Global Greens COP21 Webinar

24 November, 2015
Listen to presentations from the first ever Global Greens webinar (online seminar) where Green leaders from around the world previewed next week's COP21 climate summit in Paris.


Green Party Korea solidarity with the Greek Ecologists Greens

1 July, 2015
Green Party Korea supports Greece’s resistance and Syriza’s struggle Greece failed to repay €15bn (₩1,900bn) to the IMF by June 30. This is actually beach of contract. On July 5th, today, the referendum was held over reforms demanded by Euro zone finance ministers. The Green Party Korea would like to express deep concern and anger on Greece’s crisis and the threats Greece has received from the... more


A commentary on the UK General Election 2015 - a problem of the electoral system

7 May, 2015
The UK election is over. The Green Party Korea expresses the deepest gratitude for the UK Green Party’s hard work as a member of the Global Greens. The interesting result of the election was reminiscent of Korean politics.


Green Party Korea’s statement on the 20th meeting of parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC COP 20)

8 December, 2014
The principle that life matters more than money should prevail in the UNFCCC COP 20 in Peru! Life is more essential! Let us pay for the cost of carbon emission reduction! We call for South Korea’s Park administration to abandon its plan to increase nuclear power and kick off an effort to cut back carbon emission on a full scale. The 20th meeting of parties to the UN Framework Convention on... more


South Korean government must stop killing of 500-year-old primeval forest right now

18 September, 2014
South Korea’s Gariwang mountain has been a sanctuary for a primeval forest for centuries, dating back to Joseon dynasty, the country’s last kingdom. But the fate of the Gariwang mountain’s forest reserve is being threatened. On Tuesday, the central and Gangwon provincial governments savagely chopped down trees at the entry to the protected forest to make a road needed for construction. The... more


Korea's greenhouse gas emissions

17 September, 2014
South Korea’s Park Geun-hye administration scores zero when it comes to the willingness to scale back emissions of greenhouse gases. The Park administration evades the responsibility to address climate change by increasing nuclear power plants and losing grip on emission trading. Korea is the world’s seventh largest emitter of greenhouse gases. In other words, Korea bears a great duty in helping... more


Climate Change and Green Energy

15 September, 2014
The changing terrain of the profession in the era of climate change. New jobs will be created in the field of greenhouse gas reduction and climate change adaptation. Emerging energy efficiency and renewable energy to reduce carbon dioxide, is also becoming a promising safety areas to prepare for disaster. Is becoming important to sustainably use water, food and energy worldwide, while severe... more


Gaza conflict: Green Party Korea statement

17 July, 2014
Israel deployed ground troops in Gaza on July 17. On this day,  the Israeli armed forces are employing military air jets and vessels to heavily bombard the Gaza Strip. Israel, equipped with immense military power, started its attack on July 8 and caused massive casualties in Palestine. As of July 17, at least 235 people were killed and nearly 2,000 residents were injured, with children suffering... more


Green Party Korea statement on the Cross-strait Service Trade Agreement

28 March, 2014
Undemocratic and unfair Cross-Strait Service Trade Agreement must be scrapped. - Green Party Korea opposes a free trade agreement that accelerates the exploitation of workers and further widens the gap between the rich and poor. Green Party Korea endorses Green Party Taiwan’s position and supports Taiwanese citizens’ opposition to the Cross-Strait Service Trade Agreement.   The protest against a... more


Activists preparing to sue Fukushima nuclear plant suppliers

23 January, 2014
TAIPEI -- Anti-nuclear activists from Taiwan and Japan are calling for participation in a proposed international group lawsuit against the equipment suppliers of a Japanese nuclear plant that suffered meltdowns in a 2011 earthquake-tsunami catastrophe, in an effort to highlight the responsibilities they have for the disaster. With the support of 500 Taiwanese citizens out of a target of 2,000,... more