Greenpeace slams Indonesia's ‘non-transparent’ plan to cut carbon emissions

4 September 2015

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Greenpeace is not impressed with Indonesia’s Environment and Forestry Ministry after it unveiled its ambitious new target to reduce carbon emissions.

The government of one of the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitters promised to slash its greenhouse gas output by 29% by 2030, but Greenpeace said it does not think Indonesia will be able to achieve it.

"The government's target to reduce carbon emissions will never be achieved with its current energy policy, and without new measures to stop peatland and forest destruction, which contributes nearly two-thirds of the country’s emissions,” said Greenpeace Southeast Asia's Climate and Energy Campaigner, Arif Fiyanto said.

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