Permit extension casts doubt over South Korea plans to limit coal, CO2

Published 10:58 on July 11, 2017  /  Last updated at 15:18 on July 11, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, South Korea  /  No Comments

South Korea has extended the construction period for two coal-fired power plant units, sowing doubt over new President Moon Jae-in’s intention to halt new coal plants while potentially adding tens of millions of tonnes of CO2 to the country's emissions output.

South Korea has extended the construction period for two coal-fired power plant units, sowing doubt over new President Moon Jae-in’s intention to halt new coal plants while potentially adding tens of millions of tonnes of CO2 to the country’s emissions output.

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