The government says the policy has been effective in slowing deforestation, but environmental activists have blasted the claims, saying that forest loss and fires have actually increased in areas that qualify for the moratorium.
Juhri Selamet –
According to data, Jakarta and its neighbouring province Banten have some of the world’s filthiest air. Why has the government failed to communicate the problems associated with bad air quality to Jakartans?
Bambang Susantono –
In Asia's growing megacities, an infrastructure finance gap is slowing mass transport development, resulting in thousands of hours wasted in horrendous traffic. Land value capture could unlock finance, writes ADB's Bambang Susantono.
Della Syahni, Mongabay.com –
Ahead of Indonesia’s presidential election on April 17, an online movie was recently published showing the links between Indonesian coal and energy companies and the country’s political elites.
Large-scale, human-induced landscape fires in Indonesia have been making headlines since the early 1980s. The impact of these fires is noticeable at the domestic, regional and global spheres in the ...