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Kia to Sell Only EVs in Europe from 2035

Kia to Sell Only EVs in Europe from 2035

SEOUL, Nov. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Kia Corp., South Korea’s second-biggest carmaker, said Thursday it will sell only electric vehicles in Europe from 2035 and in other major markets from 2040 as it seeks to gradually phase out internal combustion-engine cars in global markets. Kia announced the 2045 carbon neutrality strategy as governments around the [...]

S. Korea Unveils 2 Upgraded Road Maps for 2050 Carbon Neutrality Goal

S. Korea Unveils 2 Upgraded Road Maps for 2050 Carbon Neutrality Goal

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — The presidential committee on carbon neutrality on Monday unveiled two upgraded policy road maps, including scrapping coal-fired power generation, to achieve South Korea’s net-zero emissions goal by 2050. Presided over by President Moon Jae-in, the committee held its second general meeting in Seoul to review and approve agendas for [...]

S. Korea Endorses Bill Mandating Carbon Neutrality by 2050

S. Korea Endorses Bill Mandating Carbon Neutrality by 2050

SEOUL, Sept. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s parliament has passed a bill mandating over a 35 percent cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 to eventually achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. The National Assembly passed the so-called “climate crisis response” act Tuesday night at a general voting session, becoming the 14th country in the [...]

Carbon Neutrality Committee Presents 3 Road Maps to Phase Out Greenhouse Gas by 2050

Carbon Neutrality Committee Presents 3 Road Maps to Phase Out Greenhouse Gas by 2050

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — The presidential committee on carbon neutrality announced Thursday three policy road maps to achieve the goal of eliminating South Korea’s greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, subject for deliberation by experts and stakeholders until later this year. President Moon Jae-in announced in October that the country will seek to go [...]

S. Korea Launches Presidential Panel on Carbon Neutrality

S. Korea Launches Presidential Panel on Carbon Neutrality

SEOUL, May 29 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea established a presidential committee Saturday to serve as the control tower of the nation’s carbon neutrality drive. President Moon Jae-in said the government-private panel would be a “pivot” in uniting national efforts to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. He admitted that it would not be easy for [...]

Swedish Companies Launch ‘Green Alliance’ to Support S. Korea’s Action for Carbon Neutrality

Swedish Companies Launch ‘Green Alliance’ to Support S. Korea’s Action for Carbon Neutrality

SEOUL, May 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Over a dozen Swedish companies doing business in South Korea launched a “green” alliance Thursday to commit themselves to a set of carbon-reducing goals in support of Seoul’s green policy drive. The South Korea-Sweden Green Transition Alliance brings together 13 Swedish companies, including furniture giant IKEA, to take part [...]