Global coal production forecast to grow to 2022

That’s despite major players pledging to scale down capacity

Reduced deforestation in Indonesia triggers carbon payment from Norway

It will be the first payment for reducing around 4.8m tons of carbon emissions under a climate initiative that started in 2010

Unilever and Veolia join forces for sustainable plastic packaging

They will work together to develop innovative solutions to improve the global waste collection and recycling infrastructure

Indonesia hops aboard plastic cleanup with bus bottle scheme

Surabaya’s recycling incentive scheme allows trash to be traded for tickets

Jakarta’s city government criticised for hiding polluting river

A screen has been installed over the water ahead of the capital city hosting the upcoming 2018 Asian Games

Indonesia and Malaysia join forces to fight EU phase-out of palm oil biofuels

The EU plans to cut the use of palm oil as biodiesel from 2030

Indonesia’s first utility-scale solar plants receive $40m investment

They will have a total capacity of 42MW

Historic agreement to protect globally important carbon store

The equivalent of three years of global greenhouse gas emissions are stored in the Congo peatlands

Indonesian wind farm secures cash and starts build

A wind farm project in Indonesia has achieved financial close and will soon be built. The 72MW Tolo 1 facility in South Sulawesi is to be developed by Singapore-based firm Equis Energy, with consultancy Mott MacDonald providing construction and operations monitoring services. Once operational, it is expected to produce enough renewable energy to power nearly […]

Green bonds issuance ‘to reach record high in 2018’

Global green bonds issuance is set to grow by around 60% to $250 billion (£181bn) this year. That would far exceed the record $155 billion (£112bn) of green bonds issued last year, according to the latest assessment from Moody’s Investors Services. The sectors that have traditionally played a large role in this market such as […]