Indonesia Renewable Energy Target is In Jeopardy Due to Lacking of Investment

Government of Indonesia has set an ambitious target to expedite renewable energy capacity by 2025. However, the level of investment both public and private is far short of amount of investment requires to meet...

COP 19 : " I Care", Do You?

Leaving for Warsaw, for COP 19, with the Polish Government's promises in mind that COP 19 would be the Finance COP, has - to some extend - given me a bowl-full-of-expectations. Finally, I thought,...

Bring Your Finance Ministers To Warsaw

As the SBs session in Bonn ended in June, there were several issues that still need to be clarified. The climate finance issue is amongst the crucial issues that was barely discussed in the...

SBI 38 : Shouldn’t Give Up Even Though the Negotiations Get Rough!

Attending SBI 38 session in Bonn Germany for about 2 weeks is not something that can be enjoyable when you have to sacrifice so many things back home. Travel one-way take around 18 hours...

Developed Countries : Show Your Capability To Lead!

  Henriette Imelda, Indonesia Institute for Essential Services Reform (IESR) Attending COP in Doha probably one of the greatest things I have dreamed of. It’s 2012’s COP 18, where all eyes look to Doha as the negotiations roll...

COP 18 Doha : Pledge, People, Pledge!

Towards the end of the most hilarious annual conference on climate change in the world, COP 18 Doha, finance is still a big issue to handle. The year of 2012 is crucial, because it...

Surat Kelompok Masyarakat Sipil kepada Panel Dialog Kebijakan Mekanisme Pembangunan Bersih

Salah satu agenda yang akan dibahas secara terpisah di negosiasi perubahan iklim Bonn tahun 2012 ini adalah mengenai perkembangan kegiatan-kegiatan Mekanisme Pembangunan Bersih (MPB) atau Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). Semenjak pertama kali digulir, seringkali...

The Wind of Change, How Burma Can Utilize The Opportunity, a Perspective From Natural...

After five decades of military rule, the wind of change is blowing in Burma. The releasing of the opposition politician and the General Secretary of the National League for Democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi...

[NEWS] Green fund for climate-hurts, Cancun summit agrees deal

AFP- Global talks on climate change yesterday set up a new fund to manage billions of dollars in aid to poor nations in a hard-fought package urging deep cuts in industrial emissions.  Turning the...

[NEWS] Cancún deal leaves hard climate tasks to Durban summit in 2011

Guardian UK- After the catastrophe in Copenhagen came the compromise in Cancún, but one that left the most difficult decisions for Durban next year. The deal reached at the UN's international climate change negotiations,...

[UPDATE] Cancunhagen forces humankind to suicide!

(Cancun, Mexico, December 11, 2010) The final outcome of the Cancun climate talks basically reflects the same negative outcome of the Copenhagen Accord in December, 2009. Therefore, it threatens the life of the Kyoto...

[NEWS] NEGOTIATIONS : U.S. and China maintain polite disagreement as climate talks reach final...

NEGOTIATIONS: U.S. and China maintain polite disagreement as climate talks reach final days Climate Wire (12/08/2010) Lisa Friedman, E&E reporter CANCUN, Mexico -- China's pledge to reduce the intensity of its carbon emissions will be bound by...