South Korea’s ruling party leader pushes for stronger climate target

Published 04:28 on June 16, 2021  /  Last updated at 08:49 on June 16, 2021  /  Asia Pacific, South Korea  /  No Comments

South Korea should set a 2030 emissions target of at least 40% below 2017 levels, the leader of the ruling Democratic Party said Wednesday, a move that would nearly double the country’s carbon-cutting efforts over the next decade.

South Korea should set a 2030 emissions target of at least 40% below 2017 levels, the leader of the ruling Democratic Party said Wednesday, a move that would nearly double the country’s carbon-cutting efforts over the next decade.

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