SEOUL — Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon said Wednesday the capital city will implement policies in four sectors, ranging from buildings to public transport, to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 while promoting the green industry and generating jobs.
Stressing that the COVID-19 pandemic offers the last chance to go carbon-free, Park said tackling the climate crisis is the direction humanity must take for the future.
“The way of running a city should transition to a carbon-free system, and we should promote sustainable industry free from carbon emissions and create jobs,” Park said during his presentation on climate change on Wednesday.
“This is key to making a livable city for the…
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