Samsung climate inertia is by-product of Seoul’s


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The Wall, a 105-inch micro-LED 8K television, is displayed in the Samsung Electronics booth during the 2020 CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. January 7, 2020. REUTERS/Steve Marcus - RC28BE9D5MZ7 HONG KONG, Sept 20 (Reuters Breakingviews) - Seoul's foot-dragging on climate change is holding back Korea Inc. Last week the country's top conglomerate, Samsung Electronics (005930.KS), unveiled an underwhelming net-zero carbon emissions target. Blame South Korea's power-market monopoly and regressive renewables policies. The world's largest chip and mobile-phone maker lags on decarbonisation. Apple (AAPL.O), both a rival and a customer, intends to achieve carbon neutrality for its supply chain and...