The forceful attempt to disband public discussion on environmental degradation and biodiversity loss in Batang Toru threatens democracy.
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Tire particles, an underestimated source of pollution
Tire particles can cause pollution that is many times worse than that produced by cars, according to research.
Jakarta may fall short on its 2050 zero transportation emissions target, study finds
Jakarta administration needs to reach beyond its current policies and program if it were to achieve its zero-emission target by 2050.
Air pollution gives rise to ailments, including reproduction health for women
Air pollution has been found to have impacts on women’s reproductive system. More study needed to better inform public health policy.
Gauging the efficacy of Indonesia’s co-firing scheme
Trend Asia looks into Indonesia’s energy transition strategies and says the co-firing program does not have a significant impact on reducing emissions.
Indonesia’s new climate plan: Slow progress but change imminent
The improved emission targets in Indonesia’s NDCs are still a long way from a 1.5C pathway finds Caroline Bulolo.
Why communities are opposing Japanese incineration in Southeast Asia
Indonesia looks to incinerator to manage its waste in major landfills. While waste pickers want better empowerment, fair wages, and access to social and health services.
Twelve journalists awarded EJN story grants to report on air pollution in Jakarta
Journalists will produce stories that will highlight disproportionate impacts of air pollution on women, children, and other marginalized communities
Jakarta struggles as climate crisis disrupts water balance
Pipe leakage, ground water extraction, and the latest, climate crisis are to blame for Jakarta’s water woes. The city commits to end water privatization.
EJN hosts media workshop on air pollution for journalists in Jakarta
Journalists in Jakarta dive deeper into the sources of air pollution in Jakarta, its impacts on communities, and how to frame air pollution story with human interest angle.