All posts tagged "climate"

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    S. Korea aims to have over 1 mln eco-friendly cars by 2020

    SEJONG (Yonhap) — South Korea will seek to have more than 1 million eco-friendly cars on the road by 2020 as part of its plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and generate new growth momentum for its...

    • Posted December 8, 2015
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  • President Park Geun-hye delivers a speech at the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference, in Le Bourget, outside Paris, Monday. She vowed to create a 100 trillion won energy market that will hire 500,000
more by 2030. (Yonhap)
    Clean energy is Korea’s new growth engine

    Park calls for global citizenship education in 1st UNESCO speech by Korean President By Kang Seung-woo President Park Geun-hye has set her sights on investing in new energy businesses as a growth engine for Korea, turning the...

    • Posted December 2, 2015
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  • Shown is a photo of South Korea's energy-independent island of Gasado, located some 470 kilometers south of Seoul, where wind and solar power sources supply more than 80 percent of the island's overall consumption. This will provide the basis of the Amazonian farming project proposed by South Korea. (Photo courtesy of KEPCO)
    UN climate fund picks Korean off-grid energy model as 1st project

    SEJONG (Yonhap) — The United Nations climate change fund dedicated to tackling environmental challenges facing developing countries has picked a South Korean energy model for its first official support project, the finance ministry said Friday. The decision,...

    • Posted November 9, 2015
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  • Daniel Lim
Cypress High School
11th Grade
    The earth is running dry

    The earth can be seen to many as a vast world capable of fulfilling humanity’s every need. Though it has been supplying humans and animals alike with what seems to be an ample supply of resources, the...

    • Posted October 19, 2015
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  • Hoesung Lee (AP Photo)
    Korean energy economist to head UN climate science panel

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A South Korean professor of climate change economics will lead the Nobel Prize-winning group of climate scientists who keep track of global warming. Hoesung Lee, elected chairman Tuesday of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...

    • Posted October 6, 2015
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  • (Yonhap)
    UN says China to make pledge for climate treaty this month

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations’ top adviser on climate change says China is expected this month to formally submit its pledge for a global climate treaty that countries are seeking to finalize by December. U.N....

    • Posted June 4, 2015
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  • LG President Ha Hyeon-hoi, right, poses with Jeju Special Self-Governing Province Governor Won Hee-ryong after LG agreed with the nation's southern resort island to jointly develop future energy projects. The signing was held in a main office in Jeju, Tuesday. (Courtesy of LG)
    LG to make Jeju free of carbon emissions by 2030

    By Kim Yoo-chul LG Group has joined with Jeju Special Self-Governing Province to push for new, eco-friendly energy businesses and make the island free of carbon by 2030. It said Thursday that it will convert the resort...

    • Posted May 29, 2015
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