July 11, 2020

North Korea completes new environmental protection, disaster risk reduction plans
DPRK aims for 16.4 percent annual cut in CO2 emissions by 2030, state media reports

The North Korean government this year established and completed its 2019-2030 national environment protection and disaster risk reduction strategies, the country’s state media reported on Friday.

The announcement was made by an unnamed North Korean chief delegate at the UN Climate Action Summit 2019 held on Monday, party daily the Rodong Sinmun and the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported.