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Korea, China, Japan to intensify fight against yellow dust

South Korea, China and Japan have agreed to strengthen a joint research project to combat yellow dust originating in China's northern provinces, a local environmental research body said Monday. The ...

Updated : 2015.11.23 11:18

Korea, Canada agree to cooperation on climate change

President Park Geun-hye and her Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau agreed Wednesday to closely cooperate on how to cope with challenges posed by climate change. The consensus was reached in their m...

Updated : 2015.11.19 09:27

Korean plane flies back due to heavy smog in China

A passenger jet of a South Korean low-cost carrier bound for China's northeastern city of Harbin has flown back home due to the record heavy smog in China, the company said Wednesday. The ZE861 plan...

Updated : 2015.11.11 10:32

Koreans less concerned about climate change than five years ago: U.S. survey

South Koreans are less concerned about climate change now than they were five years ago, though nearly 90 percent of them think the global challenge will affect them personally at some point in the f...

Updated : 2015.11.10 09:39

World in 'uncharted territory' as greenhouse gases hit new high: UN

GENEVA (AFP) – Concentrations of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere hit a new high in 2014, the UN said Monday, warning the resulting climate change was moving the world into...

Updated : 2015.11.09 21:07

Korea dedicates 2 new nuclear reactors

South Korea on Monday dedicated two new nuclear reactors that will account for 3 percent of the country's electricity output. South Korea's 23rd and 24th nuclear reactors, built at a cost of 5.31 tr...

Updated : 2015.11.09 16:24

U.N. climate fund finances Korean energy project

The United Nations climate change fund chose Korea’s renewable energy supply model as its first project to fund, the South Korean Finance Ministry said in a press release Friday. In the 11th Green ...

Updated : 2015.11.06 16:39

KEITI promotes local environment technology industry

A state-run environmental technology organization held a fair to promote the local green industry and improve access to overseas markets, officials said Tuesday. The Environment Ministry and its aff...

Updated : 2015.11.03 17:59

Korea, Indonesia strengthen cooperation in forest industry

Korea Forest Service officials visit a South Korea-Indonesia joint forest biomass plantation in Indonesia. (KFS) South Korea and Indonesia vowed stronger cooperation in forest industry and administr...

Updated : 2015.10.29 19:07

KFS fosters forest biomass plantation in Indonesia

The Korea-Indonesia joint forest biomass plantation in the Indonesian city of Semarang, central Java (KFS) Korea’s forest authorities vowed to strengthen their overseas base for fostering biomass i...

Updated : 2015.10.29 19:05

Artificial island to be built for endangered species

An artificial island will be built in Incheon to better protect endangered birds, officials said Sunday. The Incheon Free Economic Zone Authority said it would construct an 8,900-square-meter-large ...

Updated : 2015.10.18 18:00

Global forum shares measures to better prevent wildfires

KFS Minister Shin Won-sop (left) and other key participants look around an exhibition hall at the sixth IWFC in Pyeongchang, Gangwon Province, on Wednesday. (KFS) The five-day 6th International Wild...

Updated : 2015.10.15 19:39

New IPCC head urges carbon pricing

The newly elected chairman of a U.N. panel on climate change pledged Monday to urge the countries to price carbon emissions as part of the efforts to curb global warming. Lee Hoe-sung, chairman of t...

Updated : 2015.10.12 18:11

[Graphic News] S. Korea faces severe drought

Most regions of the country are suffering a severe drought particularly Seoul City and its surrounding areas, officials said Wednesday. According to the Korea Meteorological Administration, the a...

Updated : 2015.10.07 22:11

Korean professor elected to lead U.N. panel on climate change

A South Korean sustainable development expert was elected as the new chief of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on Tuesday, the organization said. Lee Hoe-sung, a Korea University profes...

Updated : 2015.10.07 09:44