Source: Modern DiplomacyDate: July 5, 2021 Indonesia could become a world leader in clean energy with further reforms to mobilise investment in renewables and energy efficiency, according to a new OECD report. The OECD Clean Energy Finance and Investment Policy Review of Indonesia says Indonesia has...
Welcome to the second edition of Indonesia Water Journal! As we celebrate the World Ocean and Environment Day, we have highlighted two articles, several infographics, and video in this edition. Feel free to share this Journal with your colleagues as we aim to provide you with the latest insight from...
Date: 28 May 2021Source: Vietnam Plus The Indonesian government will receive loans and grants worth over 11.92 trillion rupiah (836.7 million USD) in total through the Environmental Fund Management Agency to finance different projects on green energy and environment, according to local authority.Djo...
Source: Wall Street International Magazine Date: 5 April 2021 Environmentally friendly developments cannot be achieved unless appropriate funding is made available, and several elements of green finance have been introduced already some two decades ago. It was a logical response to the basic aw...
Source: ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Date: 22 January 2021  Key points: Indonesia's meteorology agency has warned of a potential increase in natural disasters up until MarchActivists say deforestation and environmental destruction contribute to disasters in IndonesiaIndon...
Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 20 October 2020  When 53-year-old Azizi is not tending to his crab farm, he would be nursing the 456-hectare mangrove forest near his home in the village of Gambus in North Sumatra's Batu Bara regency.  The former fisherman said recently that fewer than ...
Source: South China Morning Post Date: 9 August 2020  Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia have seen a surge in plastic waste as environmental awareness takes a back seat to health concernsThere has been a heavy reliance on food-delivery services and online shopping ...
Source: Channel News Asia Date: 3 August 2020 The Australian bushfires from September last year to early February are proof to many people that man-made or "anthropogenic" climate change is real and threatening. But for some Australians involved in the coal-mining industry, the fires seeme...
Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 15 July 2020 Emissions of methane -- a planet-warming gas several times more potent than carbon dioxide -- have risen by nine percent in a decade driven by mankind's insatiable hunger for energy and food, a major international study concluded Wednesday. Methane (C...
Source: The Conversation Date: 17 July 2020 There has been a growing trend of restrictions and bans on plastic bag use worldwide. By mid-2018, over 127 countries had enacted regulations limiting their use, a more than threefold increase over the last decade. The latest adherents are Jakart...
Source: Detikcom Date: 3 July 2020 Plastic packaging waste has always been a global issue. The DKI Jakarta Provincial Government has banned the use of disposable plastic bags starting from July 1, for the sake of a better environment. Why for a better environment? Because in fact, Indonesia is ...
Source: The Business Times Date: 1 July 2020 An Indonesian province declared a state of emergency Wednesday as officials said they had pinpointed hundreds of spots at risk of erupting into smog-belching forest fires that plague the region every year. Central Kalimantan on Borneo island was rava...
Source: The World Bank Date: 22 June 2020 The Indonesia Public Expenditure Review (PER) aims to support the Government of Indonesia in identifying key constraints to efficient and effective public spending and offer ways to improve the spending quality to achieve Indonesia's development objecti...
Source: ASEAN TodayDate: 10 June 2020 New research documents how clearing and drainage of peat forests in Southeast Asia are driving carbon emissions. Using a new remote sensing technique, researchers showed that peatland across the region is sinking—not just on large-scale plantations but also on s...
Source: The Jakarta PostDate: 9 June 2020 Indonesia has offered a glimpse of hope for the environment, with its rate of deforestation having decreased for a third year in a row as a result of the government's response to the devastating 2015-2016 fire crisis, even as global deforestation continues a...