Grants are expected to be funneled directly to indigenous peoples and local communities and impact 30 million people in Indonesia.
Indonesia backs hydro to power new capital city
A dam with Chinese backing is slowly being built, but may impact Indigenous villages and the environment, Yovanda Isabella writes.
Indonesia’s electric vehicle push relies on coal
The government is pushing electric vehicles (EVs), but Indonesia must also curb coal consumption to effectively lower emissions.
Latest IPCC report warns ticking climate ‘time-bomb’
UN secretary General says latest IPCC report is a how-to guide to defuse the climate time-bomb.
CSOs condemn attempt to disband orangutan and Batang Toru discussion
The forceful attempt to disband public discussion on environmental degradation and biodiversity loss in Batang Toru threatens democracy.
Climate change literacy can curb polarization
Collaboration to strengthen climate change literacy is needed to sensitize the public on environmental conditions.
Dreams of a breathable city: Curbing air pollution in Jakarta
Jakarta collaborates with regional administrations to tackle air pollution. While experts call for better evaluation and sanctions.
Sorting food waste as a way to reduce emission
When optimized, organic waste management can lead to reduction of 10.92 million tons of waste ending up in landfills annually, official say.
Conservation bill must consider role of indigenous peoples
CSOs believe the conservation bill must shift away from a state-centered model and actively include indigenous peoples in its creation and implementation.
Latest EU regulation may be a way to safe Indonesia’s forests
A number of environmental CSOs believe the EU regulation on deforestation free products can strengthen efforts in forest protection.