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November 30, 2023

Tempo - November 30, 2023

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.

November 29, 2023

The Associated Press - 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

Tempo - 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 Post Editorial - 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

Tempo - 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

Tempo - November 23, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs and Investment established collaboration with Bloomberg Philanthropies and ViriyaENB to improve air quality in the Great

Tempo - November 23, 2023

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 Post - 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

Tempo - November 21, 2023

Jakarta (Antara) – The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) reported that a prolonged drought in Java could trigger landslides when it rains.

Jakarta Post - November 21, 2023

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 Post - 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

Sinar Harapan - 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

Tempo - November 18, 2023

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

Tempo - 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

Tempo - 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 Post - 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 Post - November 3, 2023

Jakarta – A magnitude 6.1 earthquake rocked Timor island on Thursday, damaging houses and government offices in Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara.

Mongabay - November 3, 2023

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 Post - November 3, 2023

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

Tempo - 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 Post - 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 Post Editorial - October 31, 2023

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

Bernama - 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 Post - 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 Post - October 26, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesia is grappling with unusually high temperatures believed to be the result of El Nino.

October 20, 2023

Coconuts Bali - 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

Tempo - 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

Jakarta Globe - 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

Mongabay - 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 Globe - 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

Tempo - October 11, 2023

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.

Tempo - October 11, 2023

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

Tabloid Jubi - 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

Tabloid Jubi - October 3, 2023

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 Post Editorial - October 3, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesia's carbon exchange launched with considerable fanfare last week.

October 2, 2023

Jakarta Globe - 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

Jakarta Post - 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 Globe - 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

Suara Papua - 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

Mongabay - September 28, 2023

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

Tabloid Jubi - 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

Tempo - September 27, 2023

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

Agence France-Presse - 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

Tempo - September 22, 2023

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

Jakarta Globe - 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

Tempo - September 21, 2023

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

Straits Times - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Tempo - 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

Tempo - 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.