Briefing Paper

Cracks in the ice for South Korean coal?

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South Korea
Photo by Matt Webb

South Korea is trying to move away from its dependence on coal fired power generation with commitments from President Moon and Provincial Governor Ahn.


Internationally, progressive countries are showing greater leadership in moving away from coal, notably through the Powering Past Coal Alliance, but need to engage and provide more support for countries like South Korea in their transition from coal to clean.


There are opportunities for South Korea and the Alliance to work together, to develop greater momentum on the phase out of coal through 2018, and to influence other key countries, including South Korea’s Asian neighbor Japan.

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