Asia's growing manufacturing, industry and services sectors are increasing demand for electricity in Southeast Asia, which too often results in more power plant pollution and a rise in climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions. Fortunately, regional leaders are blazing ahead with clean energy.
A bottom-up open data project is making it possible for residents and utilities to better understand shortfalls in Indonesia's electrical grid.
Nearly all forest fires in Indonesia are human-caused. New data reveals where they've ignited over the past 15 years, shedding light on how to squelch the problem.
Before the Flood explores how human activities, such as deforestation in Indonesia's Leuser ecosystem, are fueling global climate change. WRI Forest Legality Initiative Chip Barber reflects on his experience in the Leuser 30 years ago, and how the landscape has changed.
Indonesia can address the “food gap” sustainably by shifting diets towards less resource-intensive foods.
The new Fire Risk Map on Global Forest Watch shows where dry conditions increase fire risk in Indonesia and Malaysia. The tool can help decision-makers take action to prevent forest fires before they ignite.
Indonesia Climate Data Explorer, or Platform Interaktif untuk Data Iklim (PINDAI) is an open, bilingual (Bahasa Indonesia and English) online platform featuring Indonesian national- and provincial-level climate policy information and data, including historical and projected emissions,...
Scant information exists on emissions in Indonesia's provinces, making it difficult to evaluate local climate action in the country. The new Indonesia Climate Data Explorer provides insights on emissions and climate commitments from 34 provinces.
The PALM Risk Tool (Prioritizing Areas, Landscapes and Mills) is a simple to use and automated way to assess the risk of deforestation associated with a palm oil mill and its supply base. This global tool prioritizes mills within a company’s supply chain to guide improvements toward zero-...