May 28, 2023 Last Updated 3:00 AM, May 26, 2023

Climate Change

Tuna trouble

Thinking about an intangible crisis in North Seram

Social ecological democracy

Because experience cannot be delegated

Essay: Eco-socialist visions, how Indonesia could inspire Australia

In 1945, Indonesians astonished the world with a Revolution for social justice. Can they do it again in the 2020s with climate justice?

Utopia beyond the abyss

Ecological civilisation in Indonesia

Anticipating the future

Success and failure of Indramayu farmers’ responses to El-Niño

Trials of a mother

For women giving birth in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) and other rural and remote parts of Indonesia, adequate facilities and trained health workers are not easily reached

How vulnerable is Indonesia to future climate change?

To understand the future of Indonesian precipitation, climate scientists are looking into the distant past

The energy challenge

Indonesia is rich in renewable energy but government policies foster reliance on fossil fuels

Taking action in the provinces

Officials in Papua and Riau want to prevent deforestation, but they need concrete action and resources from the national government, not just talk and instructions

Climate justice

Climate change is compounding the environmental and social justice problems confronted by marginalised communities: a multi-faceted movement is needed in response

Selling the wind

Aceh experiments with a major REDD project, but without involving local people

Community engagement

Don’t ignore REDD’s impacts on communities!

Using Indonesian forests

Institutional reform and massive public participation are crucial to mitigate climate change

Reaching for the sky?

Indonesia has set ambitious emissions targets, but meeting them will require hard work

Holding up the sky

Indonesia has set ambitious targets to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions that will require major changes in how forests and agricultural lands are managed

Climate change and Indonesia

Indonesia can make the transition from climate change villain to global hero, but empowering the poor will be a key to effective action

Empty promises

The Clean Development Mechanism has failed to deliver

Who owns the carbon?

Indonesia’s carbon stores spark international attention

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