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...

Bappenas Predicts Losses Due to Climate Change to Reach Rp 544 T

Source: TempoDate: January 9, 2022 TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The results of a study from the Ministry of National Development Planning (PPN)/National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) show that the impact of climate change also has the potential to cause economic losses of up to Rp 544 trillion....

What is COP26?

Recently, The UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow has been the talk of the town. Read the following infographic to learn more about it!

Water and disaster, what can be done?

Climate change has become a significant challenge in the modern world. What is its impact on water, and how should we react towards it? Click the right button to read more!

Let's tackle climate change: small steps we can actually take

Did you know that based on EPA, the burning of coal, natural gas, and oil for electricity and heat is the largest single source of global greenhouse gas emissions? While according to Energypedia, those are one of the primary energy supplies in Indonesia. Let's take part in tackling climate change by...

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...

Launch of Policy Briefs Dealing with Greater Jakarta Floods in Times of Climate Change

Press release: Friday, 10 September 2021 - 10.00-12.00 CET/15:00-17:00 WIBFor more information, please e-mail: [email protected] Due to concerns over the massive flooding in the Jakarta area, a group of researchers and multidisciplinary professionals in collaboration with the Indonesian Embassy in...

Indonesia needs Rp3,461 trillion to tackle climate change: minister

Source: ANTARADate: 26 August 2021 Jakarta (ANTARA) - Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has said that Indonesia will need Rp3,461 trillion, or equivalent to US$266 billion, by 2030 to tackle climate change. "This means that mitigation spending in our ministries/agencies has only met 21 per...

Restoring mangroves to raise people’s welfare and mitigate climate change

Source: The Jakarta PostDate: July 26, 2021 Indonesia is scrambling to restore its sizeable mangrove forest loss, with the national Peatland and Mangrove Restoration Agency (BRGM) tasked with accelerating the process over the next four years, as the consequences of mangrove deforestation have been i...

Widodo claims Indonesia leading by example on climate change

Souce: RNZDate: April 23, 2021 Indonesia's president says greenhouse gas reduction commitments by developed countries powers must be credible if developing countries are to follow suit. Joko Widodo was among dozens of world leaders speaking at the US-hosted virtual Leaders Summit on Climate Change u...