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2050 Carbon Neutral Strategy of the Republic of Korea

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The Republic of Korea moves towards the goal of carbon neutrality by 2050. Tackling climate change requires global efforts and collective engagement. Korea will lead by example to help the international community jointly make efforts to reach carbon neutrality by 2050. The Strategy outlines the following five key elements that will guide Korea’s policymaking, social transformation and technological innovations for its green transition: expanding the use of clean power and hydrogen across all sectors, improving energy efficiency to a significant level, commercial deployment of carbon removal and other future technologies, scaling up the circular economy to improve industrial sustainability and enhancing carbon sinks.

Climate Change
South Korea
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Government of the Republic of Korea