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Plaintiffs filed for South Korea's electricity plan to be revoked at the Seoul Administrative Court on Monday, 20 March.
A group of citizens and renewable energy firms are suing the Korean government for weakening the East Asian country's domestic climate commitment.
A greened booth for SK Group at the CES 2022 conference. Firms falsely promoting their green credentials in Korea now face fines.
It will be the first government in Asia to dish out fines for false or exaggerated green claims. But campaigners say the maximum US$2,300 fine does not go far enough to address the problem.
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Members of congress who attended the climate talks are pushing for a law that will penalise businesses for overshooting safe levels of greenhouse gas emissions by making them pay fines that will go to affected communities.
Recent fires at reforestation projects raise the question, can the carbon-capture claims of a booming offset industry hold up?
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In Asean, there is no general regional agreement securing environmental rights and obligations but the Asean Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution is an example of a sectoral achievement.
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Indonesia risks losing its exclusive rights to all of the resources in and under the waters between its …
Borneo Rainforest Lodge area in Sabah, Malaysia.
The recognition of natural entities as living persons has generated awareness but its contribution to their legal protection remains uncertain.
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The recent passage of the US Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), aimed at accelerating the country's clean-energy transition, is a welcome and timely development in the fight against global warming.
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