Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability

The IPCC has finalized the second part of the Sixth Assessment Report, Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability, the Working Group II contribution. It was finalized on 27 February 2022 during the 12th Session of Working Group II and 55th Session of the IPCC. This Summary for Policy...

UNEP: Economic Impacts Of Climate Change: Exploring Short-Term Climate-Related Shocks With Macroeconomic Models

Date: May 25, 2022   Macroeconomic impacts caused by climate change may create significant credit, market, and operational risks for financial institutions. Considering these risks, many firms are beginning to explore the integration of macroeconomic impacts into climate scenario analysis....

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2022: groundwater: making the invisible visible

Source: UNESCODate: March 22, 2022 Celebrating world water day 2022 with the theme of groundwater, UNESCO released a document regarding global groundwater development report. Check it out here! Download PDF File Here

New UNESCO book on Managed Aquifer Recharge presents 28 real-life examples showcasing potential for resilience and sustainability

Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR) has been proven to produce a wealth of benefits from integrated management of a wide range of conventional and un-conventional water resources, paving the way for global adoption to achieve sustainable development goals for water, and adapt to the effects of climate ch...

Indonesia Vision 2045: Toward Water Security

Source: World BankPublication Date: December 1, 2021 Vision 2045 aims to significantly transform Indonesia with the target of becoming one of the world's top five economies by the time it reaches its centenary in 2045. But is this achievable without considering Indonesia's Water Security? This study...

Call for solution providers to work together in Welang River, East Java

Solution needs: River dredgingSludge / sediment material managementWater retentionCheck damsRiver wideningEarly warning system (EWS)Terrace cultivation / terracingSustainable farming practices, agroforestryReforestation actions Ecosystem servicesCommunity education (on soil and w...

Climate Governance in Indonesia

Source: Climate Action TrackerDate: October 18, 2021. The CAT Climate Governance series seeks to produce a practical framework for assessing a government's readiness - both from an institutional and governance point of view - to ratchet up climate policy and implement adequate transformational polic...

The Distinctive and Prominent Prevalence of Water Appreciation and Mental Wellness

Written by: Elnaya Mahadevi Pillian. We often hear about the urgency to appreciate water, but it is quite rare to really find reasons we can directly relate to; reasons that give a deep understanding on how important water is for our growth and development as human beings. The truth is, aside from b...

Disasters around the World are Interconnected

Source: United Nation University Date: September 8, 2021 Bonn, Germany 8 September – A new report, Interconnected Disaster Risks 2020/2021, was released today by United Nations University – Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS). The report analyses 10 different disasters from 2020/2...

Sustaining Sanitation Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Source: UNICEFDate: July 30, 2021 Concrete steps to maintain the sustainability of sanitation services during the COVID-19 pandemic Just as water is a daily necessity, we cannot stop using sanitation facilities – even during COVID-19 or natural disasters. Nevertheless, during the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

Plastic Waste Discharges from Rivers and Coastlines in Indonesia

Source: The World Bank Date: 20 May 2021 Indonesia is battling one of the greatest environmental challenges of our time—marine plastic debris. To support the Government of Indonesia's efforts on combating plastic waste and marine debris and its leadership in implementing the agenda, a better underst...

A Sustainable Ocean Economy is Key to Indonesia’s Prosperity

Source: World BankDate: March 25, 2021 For Indonesia, oceans are vital for its economy and welfare. With more than 17,500 islands and three-quarters of its territory at sea, oceans are central to Indonesia's prosperity. Yet, Indonesia's marine and coastal ecosystems and their economic value are unde...

What do we need to boost water supply resilience in Indonesia? A risk-based mindset

Source: The World BankDate: February 26, 2021 Nestled in a narrow valley in the center of Java Island, Magelang City is surrounded by rivers and steep mountain slopes. Its location makes it highly exposed to natural hazards, particularly floods, earthquakes, and landslides. When a 2008 landslid...

Ports and Nature-based Solutions: An Overview of 12+1 Financial Instruments

Source: Water Science PolicyDate: 31 January 2021 A variety of nature-based and hybrid solutions are available to build sustainable value in and around ports.Financiers and investors are willing to jump in, but diffused benefits and a lack of hard and enforceable cashflows prevent uptake at scale12+...

Net-Zero Challenge: The supply chain opportunity

Source: World Economic Forum Date: January 2021  Addressing supply-chain emissions enables many customer-facing companies to impact a volume of emissions several times higher than they could if they were to focus on decarbonizing their own direct operations and power consumption alone – an...