South Korea’s new president moves to curb coal-fired generation

Published 09:51 on May 15, 2017  /  Last updated at 10:12 on May 15, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, South Korea  /  No Comments

South Korea has ordered a temporary shutdown of eight old coal-fired power plants in an early move to set off newly elected President Moon Jae-in’s fight against air pollution that will also make a dent in the nation’s CO2 emissions.

South Korea has ordered a temporary shutdown of eight old coal-fired power plants in an early move to set off newly elected President Moon Jae-in’s fight against air pollution that will also make a dent in the nation’s CO2 emissions.

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