Indonesia mulls net-zero emissions target by 2070

Greenpeace activists wear penguin costumes and hold signs reading 'Climate is changing, the ocean ecosystem is threatened' during a protest in Jakarta on Feb. 9, 2020. - JP

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN): Indonesia is considering setting a net-zero emissions target by 2070 as part of its long-term strategy in the country’s fight against climate change.

During a press briefing on Friday (March 19), Environment and Forestry Ministry Climate Change Management Director General Ruandha Agung Sugardiman said reducing greenhouse gas emissions was a pressing matter as the climate crisis had exacerbated hydrometeorological natural disasters across the country.

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