Power to the People (24 Hours of Reality 2016)
What You Can Do
Prakru Wimonpanyakun After seeing scorching heat, waves of freezing temperatures, and typhoons become the new normal, Seoul Mayor Park Won-Soon set out to confront the climate crisis by making his city energy independent. Solar has become a key part of the mayor’s strategy, with 50 neighborhoods already self-reliant for energy, thanks to solar programs and other measures. And with Seoul cutting its energy consumption by the equivalent of 2 million metric tons in only three years, the city has become a model of how local action can lead the global climate fight.