Category: Indonesia News Brief and Action Alert

Indonesia Ignores Climate Considerations in Its Initial COVID-19 Economic Recovery Policies
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Indonesia Ignores Climate Considerations in Its Initial COVID-19 Economic Recovery Policies

Indonesia declared a state of public health emergency on March 2, 2020. The president created Government Regulation No. 21/2020 on large-scale social distancing as an implementation regulation of the 2018 Health Quarantine Law to restrict economic and social activity on March 31st. The regulation includes home, hospital, and regional quarantining. Regional quarantine involves border restrictions...

Indonesia Focuses on Mechanisms that Support Sustainable Land Use and Forestation Projects
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Indonesia Focuses on Mechanisms that Support Sustainable Land Use and Forestation Projects

Indonesia does not have a carbon tax, has not put a price on carbon, nor has an emission trading system. However, there are several sources that finance projects to reduce emissions, especially from land use, land use change, and forestry (LULUCF). In October 2019, the most recent financing mechanism was announced. The Environmental Fund Agency,...

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