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Environment Air quality South Korea experiences the same problems with air quality as do many developed nations, as pollution from energy consumption and vehicles is a problem. 0007 Lessons in Sustainable Development from Japan and South Korea but continue to pressure the environment. Vehicle emissions contribute nitrogen dioxide and carbon monoxide into the air. Korea’s economy continues to rely to a large degree on industry, including manufacturing and energy-intensive production, despite the fact that the ICT industry is growing (OECD 2006).
In the long run, however, depending too much on imported fossil fuels may be risky in terms of energy security and economically infeasible due to rising fuel prices. As a reaction to these concerns, the then Prime Minister Naoto Kan announced a plan in June 2011 to promote renewable energy by expanding the existing FiT system (Huenteler et al. 2012). Japan’s FiT program originally covered solar photovoltaic systems. The plan is to be extended to other forms of renewable electricity, including wind, geothermal, hydro, and biomass generation.
The Manufacture of Madness: A Comparative Study of the Inquisition and the Mental Health Movement, with a new preface by Thomas Stephen Szasz