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RI must fight forest fires to meet emissions target

  • Kerri Pandjaitan

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, August 15 2011 | 10:16 am

PREMIUM High carbon emission rates have made Indonesia the third-worst contributor after the US and China, respectively.

Indonesian National Council on Climate Change (DPNI) chairman Rachmat Witoelar disagrees, arguing that Indonesia’s position is highly dependant on emissions created by forest fires.

The 1997-1998 and 2006 forest fires were why the international community rated Indonesi...