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September 16, 2021

Channel News Asia - September 16, 2021

Nivell Rayda, Jakarta – The Central Jakarta district court on Thursday (Sep 16) ordered President Joko Widodo and his administration to tighten regulations and impose greater supervisio

Sydney Morning Herald - September 16, 2021

Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore – An Indonesian court has ruled President Joko Widodo and six other government leaders failed to tackle Jakarta's chronic air pollution, in a

September 15, 2021

Al Jazeera - September 15, 2021

Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – The plaintiffs in a landmark air pollution case brought against the authorities in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta hope they may finally hear a de

September 14, 2021

Sydney Morning Herald - September 14, 2021

Nick Toscano – Australian energy giant Santos has signed a deal with Timor-Leste authorities to advance a project designed to bury carbon dioxide beneath ageing gas fields in the Timor

September 11, 2021

Reuters - September 11, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesia has ended a deal with Norway on cooperation to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation, due to lack of payment, the foreign ministry said in a statement.

Jakarta Globe - September 11, 2021

Yudha Baskoro, Jakarta – Environmental activists from the Gerakan Pawai Bebas Plastik held a peaceful protest outside the Tokopedia Building at Karet Semanggi in South Jakarta on Septem

September 10, 2021

Mongabay - September 10, 2021

Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has unveiled the country's first national priority plan to recover the ecosystems of 15 major lakes in "critical" condition by 2024.

September 7, 2021

Reuters - September 7, 2021

Michael Taylor, Kuala Lumpur (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Indonesia's electric vehicle drive is likely to overtake its ambitious biodiesel programme within a decade, but will o

September 4, 2021

Antara News - September 4, 2021

Andi Firdaus, Fardah, Jakarta – The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) has reported that a total of 1,805 natural disasters struck Indonesia during the January-August 2021 perio

September 1, 2021

Jakarta Globe - September 1, 2021

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Think-tank Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia, or FPCI, urges Indonesia to take a more proactive approach in combating climate change, following a recen

August 27, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - August 27, 2021

We're just about to enter September, and already weather experts are urging Indonesians to prepare their umbrellas as this year's rainy season may come early.

Tempo - August 27, 2021

Zacharias Wuragil, Jakarta – Global warming has pushed the rainy season to come earlier in Indonesia this year.

August 19, 2021

Jakarta Globe - August 19, 2021

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has increased its climate ambition to reach net zero emissions by 2060 at the latest, a decade faster than previously estimated, a s

August 11, 2021

Mongabay - August 11, 2021

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – UNESCO has urged the Indonesian government to close a stretch of road that runs through the largest protected area in Southeast Asia, citing its negative e

Straits Times - August 11, 2021

Kuala Lumpur (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Indonesia should make permanent its temporary ban on new permits for oil palm plantations to advance progress on tackling deforestation and m

July 29, 2021

Agence France-Presse - July 29, 2021

Medan – Indonesia's Mount Sinabung erupted on Wednesday, spewing a massive column of smoke and ash into the sky.

Jakarta Post - July 29, 2021

Divya Karyza, Jakarta – Indonesia needs to invest US$312 billion to reach its target for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030, according to Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indra

July 28, 2021

Tempo - July 28, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – The Environment and Forestry Ministry (KLHK) said 59 percent of rivers in Indonesia are still severely polluted.

July 10, 2021

Tempo - July 10, 2021

Jakarta – Soon environmental destruction is on the same level as genocide and will come under the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court.

June 26, 2021

Channel News Asia - June 26, 2021
Kiki Siregar, Jakarta – When Prigi Arisandi gets into an inflatable boat and paddles down a local river, he looks for one specific item – soiled disposable diapers.

The founder of Diaper

June 16, 2021

The Conversation - June 16, 2021

Dirk Tomsa and Ken M.P. Setiawan – Studies examining how the pandemic has affected the environment around the globe have produced mixed results.

June 11, 2021

Al Jazeera - June 11, 2021

Aisyah Llewellyn, Jakarta, Indonesia – Indonesians continue to hold their breath as they await the outcome of a landmark legal battle over who is responsible for Jakarta's dirty air aft

June 10, 2021

Tempo - June 10, 2021

Adam Prireza, Jakarta – The Central Jakarta District Court has again postponed the reading of the verdict of the citizen lawsuit related to air pollution in the capital city.

June 9, 2021

The Guardian - June 9, 2021

Rebecca Ratcliffe and Johanes Hutabarat in Jakarta – A blanket of thick, snow-like foam covers the surface of a canal in Indonesia's capital, Jakarta.

Al Jazeera - June 9, 2021

Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – Teacher Istu Prayogi spent the 1990s living in Indonesia's congested capital of Jakarta, all the time battling a runny nose, headaches and shortness