Antara, Jakarta – Several neighborhoods in Kebon Pala, Kampung Melayu Sub-district, Jatinegara District, East Jakarta were flooded due to Ciliwung River overflows on Thursday, Nov.
Environment & Natural Disasters
November 30, 2023
November 29, 2023
Edna Tarigan and Fadlan Syam, Jakarta – Against the backdrop of smokestacks from a nearby coal power plant, the sky above Edy Suryana's village stays grey for months at a time, while as
November 28, 2023
Antara, Jakarta – Mount Anak Krakatau, an Indonesian volcano located in the waters of the Sunda Strait, South Lampung, erupted again on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at 11:38 a.m.
November 25, 2023
Jakarta – Justice seems to have been served as the Supreme Court upheld last week the punishments handed down to the central government and Jakarta government for failing to cope with t
November 23, 2023
Antara, Suka Makmue – The Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) of Nagan Raya Regency, Aceh, recorded that 41 villages spread across nine sub-districts were flooded with water leve
Antara, Jakarta – The Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs and Investment established collaboration with Bloomberg Philanthropies and ViriyaENB to improve air quality in the Great
Muhammad Iqbal, Jakarta – Hundreds of houses in Pesona Serpong Housing, Setu District, South Tangerang City, were flooded on Wednesday as the levels of Cisadane River rose and overflowe
November 22, 2023
Jakarta – Many survivors of last year's 5.6-magnitude earthquake in Cianjur, West Java, remain homeless as they prefer to live in emergency tents and shelters despite having received fi
November 21, 2023
Jakarta (Antara) – The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) reported that a prolonged drought in Java could trigger landslides when it rains.
Nur Janti, Jakarta – As Jakarta enters the rainy season this month, the city administration has started preparing for floods by dredging rivers, forming a team of first responders and u
November 20, 2023
Jakarta – Civil society groups have urged authorities to act seriously in improving Jakarta's air quality after the Supreme Court rejected the central government's appeal against a ruli
November 18, 2023
Banjar Chaeruddin – The City and Universe Clean Air Initiative Coalition (Ibukota) is asking President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to immediately implement the court ruling on improving air qu
Aisyah Amira Wakang, Jakarta – The Coalition for the Clean Air Initiative or Koalisi Ibukota hailed the Supreme Court's decision to reject the cassation filed by President Joko Widodo o
November 15, 2023
Jamal Abdun Nashr, Jakarta – Floods have wreaked havoc in a number of areas in Semarang City, Central Java, since Tuesday evening, November 14, including Jalan Kaligawe in the Gayamsari
November 10, 2023
Erwin Prima, Jakarta – Climate Central, a nonprofit science research group, released its latest report stating that the last 12 months on Earth, from November 2022 to October 2023, were
November 6, 2023
Jakarta – Heavy rain over the weekend led to flooding in some parts of Depok, West Java, as piles of garbage blocked the city's waterways.
November 3, 2023
Jakarta – A magnitude 6.1 earthquake rocked Timor island on Thursday, damaging houses and government offices in Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara.
Lusia Arumingtyas, Jakarta – Indonesian environmental activist Gita Syahrani, who has worked for years to push local governments to adopt sustainable economic policies, has been named a
Jakarta – The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has warned of potential drought and pest attacks on crops as a result of the El Nino and Indian Ocean Dipole (
November 1, 2023
Antara, Jakarta – Denpasar's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) reported that the drought in Bali has spread from 26 districts to 35 districts in November 2023.
October 31, 2023
Jakarta – As Indonesia transitions from the dry season to the rainy season, Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) head Dwikorita Karnawati issued a warning to the public
Jakarta – In the past few weeks, passengers arriving at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang, Banten, received an unfriendly welcome in the form of thick smoke during landi
October 29, 2023
Mohd Iswandi, Kasan Anuar, Jakarta – Two individuals have been rescued, but three others remain missing in a landslide that occurred on the Sumatra-Aceh road in Subulussalam City, Aceh
October 26, 2023
Jakarta – The South Tangerang region of Banten has set a record high temperature for October, reaching 39.4 degrees Celsius in the last twenty days of the month, as reported by the nati
Jakarta – Indonesia is grappling with unusually high temperatures believed to be the result of El Nino.
October 20, 2023
The Bali administration has issued a state of emergency set to span the next two weeks, responding to the mounting drought crisis in the region.
October 18, 2023
Maria Fransisca Lahur, Jakarta – The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) reported the highest daily temperature in Indonesia from 7 a.m. on October 16 to 7 a.m.
October 15, 2023
Happy Amanda Amalia, Oslo – Indonesia is urging Norway to expedite a $250 million (Rp 3.9 trillion) investment commitment to accelerate the tropical rainforest country's decarbonization
October 12, 2023
Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Indonesia has just launched its first carbon emissions trading market in a bid to fight climate change.
October 11, 2023
Jakarta – Beverage giant Coca-Cola has partnered with Southeast Asia's super app Grab to launch the 'Recycle Me' recycling program, which seeks to nudge consumers into recycling their p
Eiben Heizar, Jakarta – The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) reported that scorching hot weather continued to hit several regions of Indonesia on Tuesday, Oct.
Antara, Jakarta – Minister of Industry Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita is optimistic that Indonesia will be able to hasten the realization of the net zero emissions (NZE) target for the indu
October 3, 2023
Wamena, Jubi – Due to heavy rains in Wamena City since the beginning of September 2023, the Baliem River has overflowed, resulting in the flooding of multiple houses, numerous yam and v
Sentani, Jubi – The road conditions in Sentani City, Sentani District, Jayapura Regency, particularly at the junction leading to the Pasar Baru entrance beside the Metta Star Sentani Ho
Jakarta – Indonesia's carbon exchange launched with considerable fanfare last week.
October 2, 2023
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The UK on Monday unveiled a #27.2 million (around $33 million) grant to help turbocharge Indonesia's green growth.
September 30, 2023
Keisyah Aprilia, BenarNews/Palu – A cherry tree stands out among the rows of shabby shelters in Petobo, a village in Central Sulawesi's capital of Palu that was once swallowed by the ea
September 29, 2023
Jakarta – The Jakarta provincial government has taken action by suspending the operations of four factories for exceeding air pollution limits, following a crackdown on major polluters
September 28, 2023
Reiner Brabar, Sorong – Calls for a boycott on carbon trading, ending the release and discharge of emissions, as well as accelerating the recognition of customary and people's managemen
Maulia Inka Vira Fadilla, Jakarta – Every morning, sisters Janah and Jaroh rise early on the diminishing coastline of Indonesia's capital city and pray for calm weather and good fortune
September 27, 2023
Jayapura, Jubi – The Indonesia Art Movement, in collaboration with the Monj Hen Wani Community and with support from various institutions, local communities, and art and environmental a
Antara, Jakarta – Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan said the green economy is one of the government's efforts to slow down the
September 22, 2023
Jakarta – Indonesia has restored one of the biggest coal-fired power plants in Southeast Asia to near full capacity, its operator told AFP on Friday, after it was ordered to slic
Antara, Jakarta – Denpasar Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) reported that the drought in Bali has spread to 15 districts due to 80 days of no rain.
September 21, 2023
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Putting a price on carbon, among others by imposing taxes, can put Indonesia on track toward its 2030 emission reduction goal, according to climate policy
Anwar Siswadi (Contributor), Bandung – At least 39.4 percent of the West Java area is presently suffering from extreme drought, according to the Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics
September 20, 2023
Jakarta – Several cities in Central and West Java have been struggling to put out fires engulfing their landfills, with fires triggered by the hot temperature of this year's prolonged,
September 16, 2023
Mohammad Sherafatmand, Singapore – Indonesia, Southeast Asia's largest economy, has been on an upward trajectory and shall attract significant manufacturing and technology investments o
September 15, 2023
Fachri Hamzah, Jakarta – Padang Regional Secretary Andre Algamar stated in a written statement today, September 14, 2023, that the air quality in Padang worsens every day.
September 14, 2023
Antara, Jakarta – The West Java Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) has declared an emergency alert status for drought in Bogor Regency, Bekasi Regency, and Garut Regency.