298 hectares of Rice Fields in Kudus Were Flooded

The Agriculture and Food Agency of Kudus Regency, Central Java, noted that the paddy fields which were flooded since the start of the first planting season in 2022 reached 298 hectares. "Hundreds of hectares of rice plants which were flooded were spread across three villages, namely Lambangan, Wonos...

The Water Agency Presented Asia Water Challenge during Indonesia Liveable Cities Update 2022

Indonesia Liveable Cities Update is an annual event aimed to exchange knowledge and lessons learned from initiatives happening in Indonesia in the field of urban development. This event is also a form of information dissemination about the recent developments in Indonesia for diasporas and other par...

What is Happening at COP27?

Faced with a growing energy crisis, record greenhouse gas concentrations, and increasing extreme weather events, COP27 seeks renewed solidarity between countries, to deliver on the landmark Paris Agreement, for people and the planet.

Flooding in Central Java: Time is Running Out, Coastal Cities are Sinking

The Occurence Nine regencies/cities in Central Java were affected by the disaster due to heavy rains that fell on Sunday (6/11/2022) afternoon and evening. The disaster, which consisted of floods, landslides, and strong winds, did not result in injuries or lives, but caused damage to buildings and i...

Climate Change Causing An Increase in Infectious Diseases

The incidence of infectious diseases is increasing on account of climate change, according to an official from the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN). "Climate change has a huge impact on the environment, it directly affects the health sector. Research shows that the emergence of infecti...

North Kalimantan Hit by Drought, yet Central Kalimantan is Flooding

A Full Month of Flood Occurrences in Central Kalimantan Floods that submerged 10 districts and cities in Central Kalimantan displaced 3,702 residents. West Kotawaringin was the worst affected area by flooding with a total of 31 villages and sub-districts being submerged and 2,809 people displaced. F...

The Effect of Climate Change on Mass Migration

Java, home to some 145 million people and the Indonesian capital Jakarta, is the most populated island in the world. Scientists say parts of the island will be entirely lost to the sea in the coming years. Jakarta: The Sinking City Jakarta has already sunk nearly 157 inches since 1970, and it sinks ...

Adapt Now: A Global Call for Leadership on Climate Resilience

The Global Commission on Adaptation released its flagship report on 2019, Adapt Now: A Global Call for Leadership on Climate Resilience. The report puts forward a bold vision for how to transform key systems to be more resilient and productive. It is designed to inspire action among decision-makers,...

Are Nature-based Solutions (NbS) Best for Climate?

Nature-based Solutions (NbS) like restoring forests and other critical ecosystems are key, because healthy ecosystems are more resilient to climate change while sequestering more carbon and providing other services such as food and clean water. 

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....

Rob Floods Hit the Coast of Central Java

Date: May 25, 2022  TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The tidal flood hit the coastal area of Central Java on Monday, May 23, 2022. The tidal wave as high as 2 meters even paralysed the Tanjung Emas Port in Semarang. Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo asked local governments in coastal areas to prepare a c...

The reduced absorption of the Kapuas River indicates environmental damage

Source: ANTARADate: April 27, 2022 Pontianak (ANTARA) - Professor of Civil Engineering at Tanjungpura University (Untan) Pontianak, Prof. Henny Herawati, believes that the silting or drought in the Kapuas River is an indication of environmental damage in West Kalimantan Province."This is because the...

Call for Abstracts: ‘This is Water, WASH and Climate: Stories from Practice’

 Source: Water and WASH FuturesDate: April 9, 2021  We are pleased to open the Call for Abstracts for the Water, WASH and Climate virtual symposium. Abstracts are invited for "Story Hosts" – water and WASH professionals interested in sharing their experiences relating to water management, ...

A total of 199 coastal cities in Indonesia are at risk of tidal flooding in 2050

Source: KONTAN.CO.IDDate: March 17, 2022 KONTAN.CO.ID - JAKARTA. A total of 199 coastal cities in Indonesia are threatened by the annual tidal flood in 2050. If this disaster occurs, it is predicted that it will cause losses of up to Rp. 1,500 trillion more. This prediction is based on Kompas Daily ...

NTB's plan to hold a Climate Field School in Sembalun, East Lombok

 Source: ANTARADate: February 17, 2022 Mataram (ANTARA) - The West Nusa Tenggara Consortium for Participatory Study and Development (Conception) in collaboration with the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) of West Lombok Climatology Station held a Climate Field School in Semb...