The Ministry of Environment announced Thursday its goal to create more than 80,000 green industry jobs by 2025.
All 243 heads of Korean local governments declared carbon neutrality for 2050 Monday ahead of the two-day P4G climate change summit which kicks off Sunday.
Korea said Tuesday it plans to invest around 5 trillion won ($4.5 billion) in research and development (R&D) projects in 2021 to foster new growth engines while seeking green growth.
The market is mixed on the New Deal fund, a 20-trillion-won pool of money that will be used to finance the building of infrastructure for the government's New Deal Policy initiative. It is a work in progress, with many questions hanging over it.
The author is a professor at the Graduate School of Green Growth, College of Business, KAIST and chairman of Coalition for Our Common Future. President Moon Jae-in vowed to include “green” industries in the Korean-style New Deal...
Ryu Kwon-ha, CEO of the Korea JoongAng Daily, right, and Frank Rijsberman, director-general of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), shake hands after signing a memorandum of understanding at the GGGI headquarters in Jung District,