The Jakarta Post
Green talks: Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya Bakar (right), along with David & Lucile Packard Foundation adviser Frances Seymour (center) and East Kalimantan Governor Awang Faroek Ishak, are among the speakers at a panel session on green development at Pavilion Indonesia during the Climate Change Conference ( COP22 ) in Marrakech, Morocco, on Monday.(Antara/Saptono)Countries that reached a landmark agreement to reduce emissions during the COP21 Paris climate meeting have stumbled in their efforts to translate their pledges into action on phasing out coal from their energy platforms.
As the momentum to implement the Paris agreement has slowed amid slumping economic growth, nations have faced domestic constraints to identify a clear path to phase out use of high-carbon sources of energy.
As Indonesia, the world’s fifth-largest coal producer, continues to...