Wind turbines at a wind farm in Jeju, South Korea, in 2017. President Moon Jae-in has made a strong commitment to replace coal with renewable energy. Photo: Bloomberg Wind turbines at a wind farm in Jeju, South Korea, in 2017. President Moon Jae-in has made a strong commitment to replace coal with renewable energy. Photo: Bloomberg
Wind turbines at a wind farm in Jeju, South Korea, in 2017. President Moon Jae-in has made a strong commitment to replace coal with renewable energy. Photo: Bloomberg
Min Hyung-bae
Opinion

Opinion

Eye on Asia by Min Hyung-bae

How South Korean collaboration with Biden’s America can create green energy jobs to benefit the planet

  • If Biden’s prioritises the 2035 net-zero emissions target, it can be a global game-changer for renewable energy
  • Cooperation with South Korea which, like the US, has great wind power potential, should be a priority

Wind turbines at a wind farm in Jeju, South Korea, in 2017. President Moon Jae-in has made a strong commitment to replace coal with renewable energy. Photo: Bloomberg Wind turbines at a wind farm in Jeju, South Korea, in 2017. President Moon Jae-in has made a strong commitment to replace coal with renewable energy. Photo: Bloomberg
Wind turbines at a wind farm in Jeju, South Korea, in 2017. President Moon Jae-in has made a strong commitment to replace coal with renewable energy. Photo: Bloomberg
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Min Hyung-bae

Min Hyung-bae

Min Hyung-bae is a lawmaker of the ruling Democratic Party of Korea and belongs to the National Policy Committee at the National Assembly. He plays a key role in setting the country’s climate and energy plans which involve shifting from coal to renewable energy.