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RI-Norwegia Bahas Upaya Peningkatan Manfaat Ekonomi Hutan bagi Masyarakat

Gubernur Propinsi Sumatera Barat, Irwan Prayitno, bersama dengan Duta Besar RI untuk Kerajaan Norwegia, Yuwono A. Putranto, dan Delegasi Pemerintah Daerah Propinsi Sumatera Barat telah bertemu dengan Menteri Lingkungan Hidup dan Iklim Norwegia, Vidar Helgesen, di Oslo, hari ini, Kamis (12/01/2016). Dalam pertemuan tersebut, dibahas kegiatan-kegiatan bersama RI-Norwegia, khususnya dalam rangka meningkatkan manfaat ekonomi dari upaya pelestarian hutan di Propinsi ... Read More »

RI-Norwegia Terus Perkuat Kemitraan dalam Perlindungan Hutan (II)

Indonesia dan Norwegia akan terus memperkuat kemitraan kedua negara dalam upaya-upaya pengurangan emisi akibat dari penggundulan dan kerusakan hutan.  Norwegia menegaskan apresiasi PM Erna Solberg atas berbagai langkah regulasi yang diambil oleh Pemerintah Presiden Joko Widodo. Menteri LH dan Iklim Norwegia Vidar Helgesen mengemukakan hal tersebut pada saat menerima Delegasi Indonesia yang terdiri dari Kepala Badan Restorasi Gambut, Nazir Foead, ... Read More »

Besar, Peran Indonesia Dalam Kemitraan Global Perlindungan Hutan (I)

Indonesia dipandang sebagai mitra dunia yang berhasil dalam melakukan transformasi untuk memperkuat regulasi dan penegakan hukum di bidang perlindungan hutan tropis serta pengakuan hak-hak masyarakat adat. Proses ini tidak terlepas dari upaya-upaya koherensi kebijakan di tingkat nasional, propinsi dan daerah serta kerja sama baik di tingkat bilateral maupun internasional. Hal ini mengemuka dalam salah satu tema pada Konferensi Oslo REDD ... Read More »

Indonesia Leads the World into the Future

Tackling climate change can at times seem to be at odds with ensuring economic growth and alleviating poverty. I believe, however, that the only way to truly succeed with either of these goals is by striving to reach them all. Climate change, poverty, population growth, and food, water and energy insecurity are mutually reinforcing. None of these challenges can be ... Read More »

VP: Indonesia Remains Committed to Implementing REDD+

Indonesia remains committed to implementing the Reduction of Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) with Norway. Indonesia remains fully committed although the presidential decree on a moratorium on peat land and natural forest conversion had not yet been signed so far, Vice President Boediono said as quoted by his spokesman, Yopie Hidayat, here on Friday. “Indonesia is committed to ... Read More »

Minister Supports “Kaltim Green” Policy

Environment Minister Gusti Muhammad Hatta said he fully supported the East Kalimantan provincial government’s “Kaltim Green” policy to reduce the region’s green house gas emission by 26 percent until 2020. “The One-million-tree planting drive as part of the “Kaltim Green” policy is quite effective to reduce green house gas and carbon emission,” the minister said here on Saturday. The minister ... Read More »

Indonesia Chooses Climate Pact Pilot Province

Indonesia has chosen once of its largest and richest provinces to test efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by saving forest and peatlands, a key part of a $1 billion climate deal with Norway.Central Kalimantan province on Borneo island is the second largest producer of greenhouse gases among Indonesia’s 33 provinces because of deforestation, destruction of carbon-rich peat swamps, and ... Read More »

Limits of Green Alarmism

Boosting Indonesia’s economy and meeting our development objectives while simultaneously tackling the threat of climate change requires a new kind of economic planning and decision-making. Meeting these objectives will not be easy. Our land-based natural resources are critically important for our growth, but they also account for high greenhouse gas emissions. Governance and law enforcement pose other challenges, exacerbated further ... Read More »

Indonesia Norway Continue Talks on Gas Emission Reduction

The Indonesian and Norway governments will discuss the continuation of the one-billion-dollar gas emission reduction loan, a Minister said. “Yesterday’s meeting with the Norwegian ambassador in Indonesia was relating with the REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) Plus cooperation and on August 18-19, an envoy from Norway will come to further discussthe matter,” said Indonesian Economic Coordinating Minister ... Read More »