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  • Published: Apr 4th, 2011
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Govt to Build Carbon-free, Green City in Saemangeum

Saemangeum, North Jeolla Province, will be reborn as a green, waterside city in new plans unveiled by the government on March 16. Korea will inject more than ten trillion won to build a new port and bimodal trams, a new form of green transport, the government said.

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  • Published: Aug 6th, 2010
  • Category: Asia
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Hyundai Kia gets more carbon certificates

| Sourced From Koreaherald |
Hyundai Kia Automotive Group announced on Thursday that the Hyundai Tucson ix and Kia Sportage R compact sport utility vehicles received the Carbon Footprint Labeling Certification from the Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute.

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  • Published: Jul 16th, 2010
  • Category: Asia
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S.Korea to invest $2 bln in carbon capture to 2019

SEOUL July 12 (Reuters) – The South Korean government said in a statement on Monday that the country’s total public and private investment in carbon capture and sequestration would reach an estimated 2.3 trillion won ($1.92 billion) to 2019.

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  • Published: Feb 5th, 2010
  • Category: Asia
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South Korea, US CCX agree on carbon emission trading cooperation

South Korea’s government said Thursday that it has agreed with a U.S. carbon exchange operator to intensify bilateral cooperation as it seeks to launch its own market for carbon emission rights trading.

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  • Published: Nov 25th, 2009
  • Category: Asia
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Gov’t Targets 30% Reduction in Carbon Emissions

| Sourced From English.chosun.com |

The government decided on a greenhouse gas reduction goal of 30 percent below the business-as-usual (BAU) forecast by 2020 in a Cabinet meeting presided over by President Lee Myung-bak on Tuesday.

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  • Published: Nov 7th, 2009
  • Category: Asia
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Government reduces target for CO2 emissions reduction

| Sourced From English.hani.co.kr |

It has been confirmed that the Presidential Committee for Green Growth (PCGG) had reduced the targeted amount of CO2 emissions reduction by inflating the anticipated amount of CO2 emissions and correspondingly curtailing the level of possible reduction.

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  • Published: Nov 5th, 2009
  • Category: Asia
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Korea Seeks 4% Cut in Carbon Emissions by 2020

| Sourced From Koreatimes.co.kr |

The administration is seeking to reduce the countrys greenhouse gas emissions by 4 percent by 2020 from 2005 by promoting the use of bio and nuclear energy, and energy-efficient technologies, officials said Wednesday.

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  • Published: Nov 3rd, 2009
  • Category: Asia
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CO2 emissions

| Sourced From Koreaherald.co.kr |

The administration is reportedly planning to commit itself to a drastic cut in greenhouse gas emissions when it makes a final decision on the issue on Nov. 17. Worried about its impact on their business, corporations are calling on the administration to be realistic about its target for 2020.

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  • Published: Sep 14th, 2009
  • Category: Asia
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Seoul Offers More Incentives for Less CO2

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Seoulites can receive monetary incentives of 50,000 won for efforts to reduce greenhouse gas through the new Eco-mileage system, officials said Thursday.

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  • Published: Aug 6th, 2009
  • Category: Asia
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Gov’t Announces Carbon Gas Reduction Plans

| Sourced From English.chosun.com |

Three scenarios for carbon gas reduction were announced today by the Presidential Committee on Green Growth with different target rates aiming at a 21, 27 or 30 percent reduction by 2020.

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