Category: Indonesia

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Indonesia Subsidies

Indonesia—8 billion USD in 2015/ 4 billion US in 2016 In 2015, $22.1 billion was initially allocated to fuel subsidies. In that year, major reforms in energy subsidies were implemented. Indonesia’s energy subsidies, especially for fossil fuel, have been a drain on the state budget. In 2013, 17% of government expenditure went to energy subsidies....

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Indonesia Survey

Among those negative impacts of climate that respondents listed were respiratory problems and disruption to food production from the longer dry season, greater exposure to water-borne illness and increases in mosquitos carrying Dengue and Chikungunya from frequent heavy rain and flooding, and increased illness from sudden changes in weather. In 2012, Climate Asia, a BBC...

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Indonesia Strategies

Indonesia: (1) Concentrate on meeting its existing Paris Agreement pledge before considering an increase; (2) Encourage provincial and local governments to take a greater role in mitigation; (3) Work with corporations, companies, and smallholders to implement sustainable land management practices that reduce emissions from LULUCF and restore degraded land. By 2020, Indonesia has committed to...

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Indonesia Renewable Energy

Indonesia—No 100% commitment by 2050 Benchmark: 31% renewable target by 2050 Indonesia has not committed to reach 100% renewable energy by 2050. By 2025, Indonesia plans to raise renewable energies from the current 7% to 23% share in the national energy mix. By 2050, Indonesia seeks to raise renewables to 31% of the mix. Indonesia...

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Indonesia Success Project

Indonesia—Badan Restorasi Gambut (BRG)-The Peatland Restoration Agency The president formed the Peatland Restoration Agency (Badan Restorasi Gambut) to restore 2.4 million hectares of degraded peatland by 2020. Last year’s fires released 1.2 billion tons of CO2. The target for 2017 is to restore 400,000 hectares of fire-vulnerable land. Half of this destroyed land is in...

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Indonesia Checkup

Indonesia—Moving Forward Indonesia is moving in the right direction to meet its pledge under the Paris Agreement. The policy framework is in place to achieve its INDC. However, poor implementation policies, a low capacity for enforcement and monitoring, and poor institutional governance cast doubt on Indonesia’s ability to meet its pledge. If Indonesia improves implementation...

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Indonesia Emission Reduction Policy

One Map Policy Previous Climate Scorecard posts have referenced the One Map Policy (OMP) in Indonesia. It appears in several of our thematic reports because it relates to many aspects of Indonesia’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Indonesia’s current land tenure system is fraught with inconsistencies and overlapping claims. The lack of clear...

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Indonesia Extreme Weather Event

Widespread Fires Between June and October of 2015, 127,000 fires engulfed 2.6 million hectares of land in Indonesia, tripling its carbon emissions. Draining peatlands and mangroves for agricultural production was the main driver of Indonesia’s summer fires. These fires would not occur without human intervention. 40% of the fires in 2015 occurred on peatland. Peatland,...

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Indonesia Media Organizations

Broadcast Media Ruai TV is a lesser known television station, but its engagement with local communities in reporting on issues affecting their control of land makes the station unique. Locals, communities, and indigenous people will text the station –as well as government officials and the police– when, for example, companies violate legal obligations and exploit...

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Indonesia Subnational Best Practices

Cities Jakarta—Jakarta has committed to reduce its emissions by 30% in the community and by 30% in the government based on 2005 levels, and to shift its energy use to 30% renewables by 2030. Jakarta has already taken several mitigation and adaptation actions. The city has installed a solar power plant in Kepulauan Seribu with...

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