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ANALYSIS: Jokowi should use haze crisis to finally trigger reform in Indonesia

Oct 30, 2015 - 11:48 AM

Indonesia’s public health crisis and ecological calamity presents Jokowi with an opportunity to finally enact reforms in the forest and plantation sectors that his predecessor Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono failed to implement

JOKOWI'S CHANCE. President Joko Widodo must use the forest fires as a trigger for reform. Photo by EPA

Indonesia forest fires produce more greenhouse gas than all US economic activity

Oct 21, 2015 - 5:19 PM

The shock assessment came as Jakarta said the number of blazes was increasing across the archipelago despite a multinational fire fighting effort

GREENHOUSE GASES. The forest fires from Indonesia are emitting more greenhouse gases than all US economic activity according to a report. Photo by Bagus Indahono/EPA

Philippines faces 'high' level of water shortage in 2040 – study

Aug 30, 2015 - 7:52 AM

The country s agricultural sector will bear the brunt of the predicted water scarcity according to a new World Resources Institute study

Current pledges not enough to stop global warming – UN report

Nov 19, 2014 - 11:54 PM

The report by the UN Environment Program and the World Resources Institute says the planet must aim for global carbon neutrality by mid to late century to head off the worst effects of climate change

POLLUTED AIR. A man cycles past cooling towers in Beijing, China, 05 August 2013. EPA/Diego Azubel

On climate change: A message from NY to Paris

Sep 25, 2014 - 6:15 PM

Cooperative action could perhaps be the best bet to bring together in the words of President Aquino a global maximum effort that will deliver a climate agreement that is fair balanced and in line with the principles of the Convention

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Climate finance crossroads

Jul 16, 2013 - 7:30 AM

Climate change is not a separate independent issue but a fundamental problem that cuts across issues