K-pop idols and their fans have a great track record in raising awareness on climate change and calling for climate action. Here’s just a few examples of their good deeds.

 

Korean stars:

  • February 2021, Blackpink, official advocates for the COP26, called out fans for climate action.
  • October 2020, Weeekly released a song “My Earth” talking about global warming and climate change.
  • August 2020, Red Velvet, an ambassador of the UN International Day of Clean Air for blue skies, called for clean air for all.
  • February 2020, Got7’s Jinyoung, Exo’s Sehun, Blackpink’s Rosé donated and spoke up for animals and lives affected by wildfire in Australia 
  • December 2019, Paul Kim donated to the Global Climate Strike in Korea.
  • September 2019, Max Changmin (Shim Chang-min) of TVXQ, donated to help fight Amazon fire.
  • September 2019, Blackpink’s Lisa donated for the victims of flood in Thailand. 
  • April 2019, Park Ji Hoon and Norazo were appointed as climate change ambassadors for the Ministry of Environment 
  • December 2017, Eric Nam and Minzy spoke about climate change for 24 Hours of Reality
  • September 2015, VIXX, were an ambassadors for the #AngryAboutClimateChange campaign
  • SuperM has joined the Global Citizen: A Recovery Plan for the World

 

Fandoms:

  • EXO-Ls, Blinks, ARMY, and more donated to help those affected by floods and typhoons in Thailand (2019), India (2019), Philippines (2020), and Indonesia (2021).
  • ARMY planted trees to celebrate RMs birthday
  • Monbebe/Wenees adopted and sponsored more than 90 animals in the name of their idols
  • EXO-Ls planted three forests in honour of Chen
  • Indonesia K-pop fans and #SavePapuaForest hashtag
  • Australian K-pop fandoms fundraised for the bushfires
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