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Seoul City to Increase Low-carbon Buildings and Electric Cars to Achieve Carbon Neutrality

Seoul City to Increase Low-carbon Buildings and Electric Cars to Achieve Carbon Neutrality

SEOUL, Jan. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul city government will renovate worn-out buildings into low-carbon ones and increase the proportion of electric cars in the city by 2026 as part of efforts to respond to climate change, officials said Thursday. The measures were announced as part of a five-year project from 2022 to 2026 [...]

Wood Mackenzie Appoints Elena Belletti as Head of Carbon Research

Wood Mackenzie Appoints Elena Belletti as Head of Carbon Research

LONDON/HOUSTON/SINGAPORE, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk business (Nasdaq:VRSK), has appointed Elena Belletti as Head of Carbon Research within the company’s Energy Transition Practice. Based in Madrid, Elena joins from the United Nations (UN) Headquarters, where she had worked since 2015, most recently as an economist in the office for financing sustainable [...]

S. Korea to Launch Presidential Committee on Carbon-neutral Campaign, Moon Says

S. Korea to Launch Presidential Committee on Carbon-neutral Campaign, Moon Says

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — President Moon Jae-in announced a plan Friday to establish a presidential body on South Korea’s stated goal of going carbon neutral by 2050 as part of a “strong pan-governmental system” to push for the vision. He said the envisioned government-private organization, tentatively named the “2050 Carbon Neutrality Committee,” is [...]

Government of Canada Sets Sights on Transformative Carbon-free Energy Technology in British Columbia

Government of Canada Sets Sights on Transformative Carbon-free Energy Technology in British Columbia

BURNABY, British Columbia, Oct. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — In the face of global economic challenges, the Government of Canada is continuing to invest in innovative sectors such as clean technology to create well-paying middle-class jobs, grow Canada’s economy and address the world’s environmental challenges. Today, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic [...]

Call to Climate Action: Today and Tomorrow, New-Generation Diesel Technology Reduces GHG Emissions

Call to Climate Action: Today and Tomorrow, New-Generation Diesel Technology Reduces GHG Emissions

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — As the Global Climate Action Summit concludes in San Francisco, the emphasis will be on commitments and actions communities, cities, states and countries can take to tackle the climate challenge. The Diesel Technology Forum encourages the world’s leaders to embrace ALL greenhouse-gas-reducing technologies and consider policies that increase [...]

Government Invests Billions to Find Use for Greenhouse Gases

Government Invests Billions to Find Use for Greenhouse Gases

SEOUL, Dec. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – The key focus of a 47.5-billion-won ($40.6 million) government project announced Monday will be on demonstrating and implementing viable technologies that can turn greenhouse gases or carbon compounds (CO and CO2) from industrial complexes into useful chemical materials, such as methanol.  The project will be jointly conducted by the [...]

Korean Electric Power Awarded With the Carbon Trust Standard Certification

Korean Electric Power Awarded With the Carbon Trust Standard Certification

Seoul, Korea, August 12 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korean Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) announced that it received the Carbon Trust Standard certification. The certification ceremony was held on August 8 with a number of officials in attendance including Darran Messem, managing director of Carbon Trust Certification at Carbon Trust, and Jin Hong, chairman of the Korea Productivity Center. [...]