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POSCO Named Top Greenhouse Gas Emitter in S. Korea: Data

POSCO Named Top Greenhouse Gas Emitter in S. Korea: Data

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean steel giant POSCO emitted the largest amount of greenhouse gases among local companies over the past five years, accounting for about 10 percent of the nation’s total greenhouse gas emissions, data showed Sunday. According to data that Rep. Lim Lee-ja of the ruling People Power Party received [...]

Multi-use Boxes Drastically Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions but Raise Delivery Costs

Multi-use Boxes Drastically Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions but Raise Delivery Costs

SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Using a multi-use parcel box costs 3.9 percent more but results in a greenhouse gas emissions reduction of 74.5 percent, the environment ministry said Wednesday. As a result of the trial of multi-use parcel boxes at eight distribution companies from last October to this August, the Ministry of Environment [...]

Current Level of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Will Result in 11cm Rise in Sea Levels by 2040: Report

Current Level of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Will Result in 11cm Rise in Sea Levels by 2040: Report

SEOUL, Sept. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — If greenhouse gas emissions remain the same as today, sea levels around the Korean peninsula will rise in the near future by more than 10 centimeters, a government report warned Wednesday. The report published by the Korea Meteorological Administration said if greenhouse gas emissions remain the same, sea levels [...]

Face Mask Use Results in 1,000 Tons of Greenhouse Gas Emissions per Day: Report

Face Mask Use Results in 1,000 Tons of Greenhouse Gas Emissions per Day: Report

SEOUL, Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Greenhouse gas emitted during the production of face masks may reach up to 1,000 tons per day, a government report said Monday. The Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission conducted a survey of 1,215 people, who said they used one new face mask every 2.3 days on average. Supposing there are [...]

SK Innovation Acquires International Certificates to Measure Impact of Greenhouse Gases on Production

SK Innovation Acquires International Certificates to Measure Impact of Greenhouse Gases on Production

SEOUL, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Innovation Co. has received global certificates for the establishment of a system to measure the impact of greenhouse gases on the entire cycle of production for the first time among South Korean refiners. The company announced on Wednesday that it had received a string of international standard certificates [...]

Seoul Sees Industrial Greenhouse Gas Emissions Drop During Pandemic, but Household Emissions Grow

Seoul Sees Industrial Greenhouse Gas Emissions Drop During Pandemic, but Household Emissions Grow

SEOUL, May 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The city of Seoul saw greenhouse gas emissions by the industrial and transportation sectors decline during the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic while emissions by households increased, officials said Tuesday. The estimated total greenhouse gas emissions in the city reached 45.46 million tons last year, down 0.3 [...]

6 Months of Summer in 2100 if Greenhouse Gas Emissions Remain the Same: Report

6 Months of Summer in 2100 if Greenhouse Gas Emissions Remain the Same: Report

SEOUL, Dec. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – A new forecast has shown that by the end of this century, summer will be around for more than half of the entire year unless current levels of greenhouse gas emissions are reduced. The Korea Meteorological Administration released a report on Thursday that makes a climate forecast for South [...]