Thursday, 5th May 2016
Environment
  • UN Climate talks to last an extra day into Saturday: Fabius
    11th December 2015
    Talks on a global accord to combat climate change are taking longer than planned to overcome disputes and will last an extra day into Saturday, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Friday. He told French BFMTV ...
  • EU holds climate change concert for Indonesia`s younger generation
    7th December 2015
    The European Union (EU) held a concert in Jakarta on Sunday to raise awareness among Indonesias younger generation in the face of climate change, according to EU Ambassador to Indonesia Vincent Guerend. "I want Indonesias ...
  • Mt. Qomolangma gets warmer: Report
    7th December 2015
    Mount Qomolangma, known in the West as Mount Everest, is getting warmer in the past 50 years, according to a report released on Sunday. The glaciers in the Mount Qomolangma area have been shrinking remarkably, which leads ...
  • 21st COP encourages use of renewable energy
    7th December 2015
    The ongoing 21st Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework of Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Paris is encouraging the use of renewable energy by adopting 15 collective initiatives from governments, ...
  • Final draft of Paris climate agreement reached
    6th December 2015
    A final draft of a new global climate agreement was reached by negotiators in Paris on Saturday, ready for ministers to read and deal with sensitive political divergences next week. The draft, now running to 21 pages, ...
  • Paris forum raises forest fires in Indonesia
    6th December 2015
    The Global Forum Landscape held at the Palais de Congres, Paris, France, on Saturday raised the issue of the fires which burnt two million hectares of forests and created haze in Indonesia. The forum which was organized ...
  • Social forestry program helps Indonesia reduce gas emissions
    4th December 2015
    The social forestry program which gives people access to 12.7 million hectares of forests and the ability to manage it will help Indonesia reduce gas emissions, a forestry official said. Director General of Social Forestry ...
  • NGO hopes no gap between president`s speech and reality
    4th December 2015
    Indonesias Environmental Forum (Walhi) has hoped that there would be no gap between the presidents speech at the Paris Climate Change Conference and the on-field reality in regions across Indonesia. "If we compare what the ...
  • Paris agreement to decide planet`s future
    4th December 2015
    The agreement, which will be reached at the ongoing 21th Conference of Parties (COP 21) in Paris, will become a deciding factor for the future of the planet and its inhabitants, a member of the Indonesian delegation attending ...
  • RI involves informal negotiators at climate change meet
    3rd December 2015
    The Indonesian government is involving several informal negotiators, including diplomats and religious figures, to help it achieve a legally binding international agreement on emission reduction at the 21st UN Climate Change ...