Korea could raise its nationally determined contribution (NDC) target to at least 37.5 percent by 2030, according to one scenario being reviewed by the government, said Korean Vice Environment Minister Hong Jeong-kee Thursday.
Leaders of the world’s richest countries stressed the importance of carbon pricing in the goal to reach net-zero emissions at the Group of 7, or G7, summit held last weekend in Cornwall, England.
The P4G Summit was successfully completed just a few days ago. We congratulate the Korean government on this result, which owes much to its commitment. The year 2021 is a crucial year for climate and biodiversity. Many other events will mark the...
World leaders at the P4G Seoul Summit stressed that the path to carbon neutrality by 2050 is not only an environmental solution but can create great economic opportunity, while warning that decisive climate action has to take place in the next decade
World leaders adopted the Seoul Declaration at the second P4G Summit Monday, recognizing the climate crisis as a global threat and highlighting the international community’s commitment to achieving green growth through public-private partnerships.
A video clip introducing the venue of the 2021 P4G Seoul Summit screened at its opening ceremony Sunday showed a map of Pyongyang instead of Seoul, raising some controversy.
President Moon Jae-in pledged Korea will work toward “inclusive green recovery” for carbon neutrality as he kicked off the two-day 2021 P4G Seoul Summit Sunday, bringing together some 60 world leaders and heads of international organization.
The Seoul Declaration to be adopted at the upcoming P4G Summit is expected to “highlight the importance of a 'green recovery' and recognize the commitment to carbon neutrality,” said Yoo Yeon-chul, Korea’s ambassador for climate change.
The two-day 2021 P4G Seoul Summit starts Sunday, bringing together world leaders, along with representatives from government, business and civil society, to tackle global climate change and promote sustainable growth.
Climate change is one area of possible collaboration between China and the United States, said Robert Rapson, charge d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Korea, at a climate conference hosted by the embassy and Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)...