China not to blame for haze

March 26, 2019 by maitreyi.karthik@climate-connect.com

(Source: Global Times) China is willing to work together with South Korea to strengthen cooperation in the field of improving air quality, jointly seek solutions to haze issue and make contributions to improve environmental quality of the two countries, Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said on Monday.

The remarks came after local expert said that poor air quality in South Korea was related to the country’s wide usage of boiler, therefore, China is not the chief contributor to the haze problem in South Korea.

Some Korean experts recently called on the local government to persuade citizens to participate in carbon emission reduction and supervise enterprises to limit pollutant emissions, Seoul Economic Daily reported on Saturday. Read full article….

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