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SK Telecom Reduces Greenhouse Gases by Reducing Power Consumption of Telecom Equipment

SK Telecom Reduces Greenhouse Gases by Reducing Power Consumption of Telecom Equipment

SEOUL, March 10 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s largest mobile carrier, has succeeded in reducing its emissions of greenhouse gases using advanced telecommunications technology. The company announced on Tuesday that it had reduced the use of electricity by integrating and upgrading its 3G and LTE network equipment, and the reduction of greenhouse [...]

Small Businesses Required to Install IoT Measuring Devices for Gas Emissions

Small Businesses Required to Install IoT Measuring Devices for Gas Emissions

SEOUL, March 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Environment announced Wednesday the introduction of a new bill that will require Internet of Things (IoT) measuring devices to be installed at sites of major greenhouse gas emissions. Once the bill takes effect, businesses categorized as sites of smaller amounts of greenhouse gas emissions (Types 4 [...]

New Research Review Finds Climate Impact of Methane May be Overstated

New Research Review Finds Climate Impact of Methane May be Overstated

ROSEMONT, Ill., Nov. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — A review of new research suggests the climate impact of methane is not accurately reflected because current metrics don’t recognize that it breaks down in the atmosphere over the course of 12 years. Other greenhouse gases (GHGs), such as carbon dioxide released from the burning of fossil fuels, [...]

Seoul City Program Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 247,000 Tons

Seoul City Program Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 247,000 Tons

SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul city government said Thursday its energy saving program reduced greenhouse gas emissions by over 247,000 tons from April through September. Members of Seoul’s “Eco-Mileage” program reduced carbon dioxide emissions by 247,137 tons, up 70 percent from the same period last year, creating the same effect as planting [...]

S. Korea to Produce Premium Plastic and Lubricant Using Greenhouse Gas

S. Korea to Produce Premium Plastic and Lubricant Using Greenhouse Gas

DAEJEON, Nov. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology announced Tuesday that researchers had developed a catalyst processing technology that produces alpha-olefins, a high-end chemical substance, using greenhouse gas. Alpha-olefins are used to make detergents, lubricating oil, cosmetics and plastic. Plastic made with alpha-olefins is stronger than other plastic products. Similarly, [...]

Public Sector Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Over 20 pct in 2019

Public Sector Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Over 20 pct in 2019

SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s public sector reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by more than 20 percent last year from its target volume, the Ministry of Environment said Saturday. According to the ministry, annual greenhouse gas emissions by 782 government and state-funded institutions amounted to 3.98 million tons of CO2 equivalent in [...]