Category: South Korea News Brief and Action Alert

South Korea’s Most Recent Energy Plan Focuses on Energy Conversion
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South Korea’s Most Recent Energy Plan Focuses on Energy Conversion

Since the establishment of South Korea’s new climate system in 2015, the direction of the government’s energy policy has been to achieve the twin goals of “Nuclear Phase-out” and “Fossil Fuel Phase-out.” The country seeks to foster eco-friendly future energy to promote de-fossilization. Also, achieving nuclear phase-out in a way that stops the extension of...

National Assembly Declares Fine Dust to be a Social Disaster in South Korea
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National Assembly Declares Fine Dust to be a Social Disaster in South Korea

Nothing is more important than breathing for survival. But even breathing is threatened in Korea. The South Korean National Assembly officially declared the fine dust issue as a ‘social disaster’ in March 2019. And in December 2019, fine dust was selected as the most important environmental issue of 2019 in a vote of citizens. According...

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