South Korea to phase out nuclear power in energy market overhaul

Published 16:06 on June 19, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:40 on June 19, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, South Korea  /  No Comments

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday said he would shut down ageing nuclear plants and abandon construction of new ones in a bid to improve national security, though the move could also put at risk the nation’s ability to meet its climate change commitments.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday said he would shut down ageing nuclear plants and abandon construction of new ones in a bid to improve national security, though the move could also put at risk the nation’s ability to meet its climate change commitments.

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