Indonesia menargetkan nol emisi karbon pada tahun 2060. Namun ketergantungan negara terhadap energi kotor masih besar, kebijakan pun tak bersahabat pada pengembangan EBT.
Viriya has experience in covering a wide range of issues in including energy, mining, macroeconomics and politics for various media organisations including Bloomberg News and The Jakarta Post. In 2015 he wrote the book Cramming Jakarta: The Center and Periphery in Reportage Collection. He recently joined Project Multatuli as staff writer.