* Date : 2016-11-08
War On Carbon! Paris Agreement Takes Effect
in December 2015, 195 countries gathered to sign the Paris Agreement which aims to limit global temperature rise from pre-industrial levels to much less than 2℃. This led to growing interest in renewable energy which does not generate carbon emissions. With the Paris Agreement entering into effect on November 4, 2016, Korea has obligations to reduce emissions for the first time ever. Let's take a look at examples of emission reduction being implemented in Korea right now and the way forward for it to further reduce emissions.