Climate

Climate Change Threatens National Security

September 11, 2017 ec1h6xd3ik 0

  Greens senator Peter Whish-Wilson has called out the government for failing to address the impact of climate change when it comes to energy policy. As Hurricane Irma lashed Florida overnight, the Greens have warned […]

Agriculture

APP: Under fire by Jokowi officials

February 20, 2017 eco36ad 0

  A top executive of PT BAP, a company belonging to giant conglomerate Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), responded by letter in late January this year to two letters sent by Indonesia’s Minister of the Environment […]

Africa

Ebell: Paris Agreement ‘a dead end’

February 10, 2017 eco36ad 0

  The Paris Agreement on climate change is dead following the election of Donald Trump as the next US President, right-wing MPs in Australia have claimed. The Republican has dismissed climate change as a “hoax” and […]

Africa

Jokowi officials: APP stands accused in Indonesia

December 24, 2016 eco36ad 0

  Indonesia’s Ministry of the Environment and Forestry has reiterated that no legal authorization was ever granted to the giant conglomerate Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) to replant acacia in last year’s burned peatlands scattered across the […]

Africa

Greenpeace: Jokowi Government sanctions APP

December 20, 2016 eco36ad 0

  JAKARTA – Via an official and legally-binding letter (Dec 5), Indonesia’s Minister of the Environment and Forestry, Dr Siti Nurbaya, has ordered three Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) companies operating in one of the peat […]

Agriculture

Greenpeace & WWF: APRIL not to be trusted

December 11, 2016 eco36ad 0

  JAKARTA – Two key stakeholders of APRIL’s Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC), Greenpeace and the WWF, have announced that they are suspending their engagement with the committee, which was formed by APRIL in order to supervise the implementation of its “zero deforestation and no-peat […]