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  • Korea Institute of Materials Science

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    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    South Korea
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
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    As a government-funded research institute under the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning of the Republic of Korea, the mission of Korea Institute of Materials and Science KIMS is to comprehensively facilitate R&D, test, evaluate and provide technical support in order to promote innovative technology and industrial development. Important research achievements related to climate technology include Plasma-Treated Albaca fiber reinforced composites for industrial application.

  • Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    South Korea
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials (KIMM) is a government-funded research institute under the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning of the Republic of Korea. Its chief misison is to accelerate technological advances in mechanical engineering, test and inspect the reliability of materials and mechanical components and systems. Important reserach achievements related to climate technologies include superlow-NOx MILD combustion technology, HCNG engine and low-emission and low-carbon green car technologies.

     

     

  • Strengthening cooperation: Climate Technology Network Members in South Korea

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    News
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    CTCN Director Jukka Uosukainen participated in a workshop in Korea, organized by Green Technology Center, CTCN Network member, and hosted by the Korean Ministry of Science and ICT. 

    The participants discussed trends in climate technology cooperation under the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism, global climate technology projects, as well as Korean climate technologies.

  • 2015 Nutrition country profile: Democratic People's Republic of Korea

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    Publication
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    The 193 individual country profiles capture the status and progress of all UN Member States, and the 80+ indicators include a wealth of information on child, adolescent and adult anthropometry and nutritional status, in addition to intervention coverage, food supply, economics, and demography. This tool is particularly useful for nutrition champions at the country-level, as it presents a wide range of evidence needed to assess country progress in improving nutrition and nutrition-related outcomes.

  • Domestic emission trading systems in developing countries: state of play and future prospects

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    Publication
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    This article analyses possible domestic emissions trading systems (ETS) for six developing countries: Brazil, China, India, Kazakhstan, Mexico, and South Korea. It also analyses the prospects of linking the developing countries to existing trading systems, in order to establish a harmonised international carbon market. It notes that the outlook of ETS differs from country to country. Brazil has established a stock exchange for voluntary carbon units which may precede a domestic trading scheme.

  • INDC of Republic of Korea

    Type: 
    National Plan
    Type of National plan:
    Country:
    South Korea

    Korea plans to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 37% from the business-as-usual (BAU, 850.6 MtCO2eq) level by 2030 across all economic sectors. The INDC includes a section on adaptation.

  • Partnership on Transparency in the Paris Agreement

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Knowledge partner
    Relation to CTCN:
    Knowledge Partner

    In May 2010, during the framework of the Petersberg Climate Dialogue, South Africa, the Republic of Korea and Germany launched the Partnership on Transparency in the Paris Agreement (formerly: International Partnership on Mitigation and MRV). Their aim: to promote ambitious climate action through policy dialogue and practitioner-based exchanges. Following the entry into force of the Paris Agreement 2016, the Partnership focused on its implementation, and particularly on the rollout of the enhanced transparency framework.