S. Korea ruling party flags net zero target, carbon tax ahead of April elections

Published 11:47 on March 18, 2020  /  Last updated at 12:15 on March 18, 2020  /  Asia Pacific, Carbon Taxes, South Korea  /  No Comments

South Korea’s ruling Democratic Party has included a 2050 net zero emissions target and a new carbon tax as part of its platform ahead of next month’s parliamentary election, moves that would significantly increase the country's climate ambitions.

South Korea’s ruling Democratic Party has included a 2050 net zero emissions target and a new carbon tax as part of its platform ahead of next month’s parliamentary election, moves that would significantly increase the country’s climate ambitions.

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