Coal currently dominates Indonesia’s economy, accounting for more than half of the country’s electricity. File photo: Reuters
Coal currently dominates Indonesia’s economy, accounting for more than half of the country’s electricity. File photo: Reuters
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Can a US$15 billion climate finance deal nudge Indonesia to ditch coal?

  • Under the just energy transition partnership, the US and Japan would give at least US$15 billion to help Indonesia accelerate efforts to shift away from the fossil fuel
  • The green deal could be announced during next week’s G20 meetings in Bali after roughly a year of negotiations

Coal currently dominates Indonesia’s economy, accounting for more than half of the country’s electricity. File photo: Reuters
Coal currently dominates Indonesia’s economy, accounting for more than half of the country’s electricity. File photo: Reuters
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