30 Nov '16, 7am

Indonesia shifts emissions-reduction burden from energy to forestry sector

Indonesia shifts emissions-reduction burden from energy to forestry sector

Ahead of the UN climate summit in Paris last year, Indonesia pledged to reduce its emissions growth by 29 percent over business-as-usual levels by 2030, or by 41 percent with adequate international aid. Previously, the government had announced that the lion's share for meeting the commitment would fall on the coal-dependent energy sector. Ahead of the latest climate summit in Morocco, however, Indonesia announced a shift in the breakdown that would see the forestry sector carry the heaviest load.

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