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‘Energy-Poor’ Koreans Struggle to Stay Warm in Winter

‘Energy-Poor’ Koreans Struggle to Stay Warm in Winter

SEOUL, Dec. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — The so-called “energy-poor” who cannot heat properly due to family circumstances are forced to live under almost uninhabitable circumstances during the winter, according to a recent survey, The Korea NGOs Energy Network, a group of energy-related civic groups, surveyed a total of 295 households in six cities and provinces [...]

Local Governments Roll Out Initiatives to Cool Off Citizens

Local Governments Roll Out Initiatives to Cool Off Citizens

SEOUL, Jul. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — With the temperatures continuing to rise nationwide, local governments are doing their best to keep their communities cool. From automatic shades that spread open when sensors detect a rise in temperatures to special rooftop paint that reflects sunlight, everyone is chipping in to help lower the temperature by even [...]