Talking Indonesia: climate change

What targets has the Indonesian government set for itself, how were these targets formulated, and did they change as a result of COP-26? Is the government united in its response to climate change? And does Indonesia have the capacity to implement its climate change response framework?

Indonesia signals about-face on COP26 deforestation pledge

Indonesia’s environment minister has dismissed as “inappropriate and unfair” a global plan to end deforestation by 2030, days after her country, home to a third of the world’s rainforests, joined 127 other nations in making the deforestation pledge.

Indonesian youth concerned about climate future

Indonesia’s young people are highly concerned about the impact of climate change, with some having started climate conscious movements of their own as they feel that environmental issues are not well represented in politics.

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