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That's how much under-fire CEO Tim Sloan is pledging for clean-energy and other green projects. It may distract from a $1 bln mis-selling fine but it's no mere PR stunt. Boosting financing and outlining credit portfolios' carbon intensity are smart ways to address climate risk.
Europe's largest bank has joined the list of global investors retreating from new financial commitments in the fossil fuel industry, including investments in oil-rich Alberta. HSBC, whose global assets total more than $2 trillion, announced Friday that as the climate change crisis deepens, it will no longer ...

a) New coal-fired power plant projects, subject to very targeted exceptions of Bangladesh, Indonesia and Vietnam in order to appropriately balance ... d) New large dams for hydro-electric projects inconsistent with the World Commission on Dams Framework; e) New nuclear projects inconsistent with the ...
The new bumper sports triangular fog lamp housings and a central air dam. The rear is reminiscent of the 2018 CR-V, thanks to its L-shaped tail lamps and the redesigned tailgate. The 2018 Ertiga is also based on the new Heartect platform like other modern Suzuki products such as the 2018 Swift, Dzire ...
Indonesia's ingrained interest in Syria. AM Sidqi. Indonesian diplomat currently posted at the Indonesian Embassy in Bern. Bern | Thu ... On April 7, a mortar rocket hit an empty building of the Malaysian Embassy in Dam... Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not ...
Kali Biru river is the stunning turquoise river in Indonesia that has become a tourist favourite in just two years. The Kali Biru River in Kampung Warsambin, in the .... The lake was created when an earthquake in 1911 triggered a landslide that formed a natural dam. The valley was then flooded by rainwater.

Newcrest Mining is declining almost 1 percent after the company said it will resume mining at its Cadia mine on Tuesday after parts of a tailings dam ... Elsewhere in Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan are advancing more than 1 percent each, while Shanghai, Indonesia and New Zealand are up almost 1 percent ...
... while exploring hydro dam projects in North Kalimantan. Sarawak-owned SEB in 2016 had formalised an agreement with Indonesian province Kalimantan to work together on the province's energy-rich resources and to jointly undertake power generation projects such as development of hydro dams.
Beginning in the early 2000s, 63 Penan communities came together to create 23 maps of their territory in the districts of Miri and Limbang in northern Sarawak, near the Malaysian state's border with Indonesia. Together, these maps cover 10,000 square kilometers (3,860 square miles) — about the size of ...
Trade goods from China, Japan, Korea, India, Indonesia, Iran and Afghanistan flowed back and forth, not only across the continent, but to Europe and Turkey as well. Another large map shows more trade ... Most are from the DAM's own collection with a few loaned items. It is displayed in the Gallagher ...
Bogor, W Java (ANTARA News) - Indonesia has fully supported the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in its efforts to accelerate development in ... "The Dam Operational Improvement and Safety Project would focus on maintaining and rehabilitating dams that have been built earlier and not build a ...
“We have been collaborating with our Indonesian counterpart in protecting our rich biodiversity and resources especially in the HoB TBCA which supplies water to all our mega HEP dams in Sarawak such as Bakun, Murum and the proposed Baleh HEP dam,” Hamden told The Borneo Post here yesterday.
In 2017, miners posted strong financial results across the board, driven by higher metal prices. As the industry returns to a period of growth, continued profitability will depend on companies' commitment to keeping costs down, targeting value over volume and sticking to core commodities. Cost inflation ...
JAKARTA: A string of fatal accidents is threatening to derail Indonesia's relentless infrastructure drive ahead of the Asian Games, a push seen as a ... 33 new dams and power plants capable of producing some 35,000 megawatts of power—enough to supply electricity to about five million people—by 2019.
A furniture seller-turned-politician, Widodo has ordered the completion of 1,000km of new toll roads, 3,200km of railway track, 15 new airports, two dozen seaports, 33 new dams and power plants capable of producing some 35,000 megawatts of power - enough to supply electricity to about five million ...
JAKARTA: A string of fatal accidents is threatening to derail Indonesia's relentless infrastructure drive ahead of the Asian Games, a push seen as a key to ... Widodo has ordered the completion of 1,000km of new toll roads, 3,200km of railway track, 15 new airports, two dozen seaports, 33 new dams and ...
Over in Indonesia, Thomas Lembong, chairman of the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board, told OBG, “President JokoWidodo's administration is ... we have witnessed bubbling opposition to some China-backed infrastructure projects in recent years, most notably the US$3.6 billion Myitsone Dam, ...

The researchers found Indonesia harbors the lion's share of the world's mangroves – around 30 percent – while also experiencing the biggest proportion of its 2000-2012 mangrove carbon loss, with deforestation there accounting for more than 48 percent of the global total. Other parts of Southeast Asia, ...
Already, scientists have linked poorly regulated and often illegal sand removal to declines in seagrasses in Indonesia and in charismatic species such as the ... Used to make concrete and glass, sand is an essential ingredient of nearly every modern highway, airport, dam, windowpane, and solar panel.
NGAMPRAH, (PR).- PT Indonesia Power akhirnya mengklarifikasi perihal penutupan jalan di atas dam Saguling, Desa/Kecamatan Saguling, Kabupaten Bandung barat. Penutupan tersebut dilakukan hanya sebagai langkah langkah untuk mengamankan objek vital nasional (obvitnas). Klarifikasi ...
Ambassador Arief Rachman and Madam Sri Winnih Sejati met on Tuesday the Kuchis living near the Qargha dam and reservoir. ... The ambassador promised Indonesia would try its best to help Afghanistan achieve peace and end the suffering that the Afghans have experienced for more than 40 years.
In Lubok Antu, which borders Indonesia, the main economic activity of its 5,000 inhabitants is farming, or shifting cultivation. It is also the location of Sarawak's first dam, the Batang Ai Dam. This is a concrete-faced, rock-filled dam located in the Batang Ai National Park. Preparations for the dam began as ...
Widodo Santoso, Chairman of the Indonesian Cement Association (ASI), said cement consumption rose at similar levels across the country. Highest growth was ... The construction of toll roads, dams and power stations were cited as reason for strong cement demand growth on Sumatra. Meanwhile ...
ACEH, Indonesia — Deforestation slowed last year in the Indonesian province of Aceh, home to the Leuser Ecosystem biodiversity hotspot, according to a .... At least two dams have been proposed for the Leuser area: one, in Gayo Lues district, will have a 428-megawatt power plant; the other, in the Kluet ...
JAKARTA - Torrential rain has caused floods and landslides in satellite cities around the Indonesian capital, with authorities warning that floods could hit Jakarta later on Monday (Feb 5) after being forced to open sluice gates on a major upstream reservoir. Dramatic TV footage showed fast-running rivers of ...
CHACHOENGSAO, Thailand -- The Royal Thai, United States, and Indonesian Armed Forces gathered during a pillar raising ceremony for an Exercise Cobra Gold 2018 construction ... Ridwan Hananto, who is with the Indonesia Army engineers, and is a native of Karanganyar, Central Java, Indonesia.
Plans to build a hydroelectric power plant in northern Sumatra call for the flooding of large swath of the Leuser Ecosystem, an ecological hotspot home to critically endangered tigers, rhinos and orangutans. For residents, the fear is that the dam, to be built in a geologically unstable area, will collapse.
Officials said Indonesia welcomes any country that wants to participate in the effort to clean up the Citarum as their involvement would only aid the implementation of the ambitious ... Most of Jakarta's raw water supply for tap water come from the Jatiluhur Dam, which captures water from the Citarum.
World Water Day 2018: Indonesia's Ministry of Public Works & Housing Advances to Community-Based Water Monitoring ... It involves communities from local government and Indonesian Ministry of Environment & Forestry to initiate programs, such as planting trees in upstream areas, river's nature school ...
Jakarta: Indonesian President Joko Widodo will push to sign off an Australia-Indonesia free trade agreement when he meets Prime Minister Malcolm ... The infrastructure projects include toll roads, rail, dams, air and seaports, and if fully implemented, will cost more than $400 billion over the five years to ...
In the past few years, the destruction of rainforests in Indonesia has reached an alarming level. The main reason behind this increasing deforestation is the plantation of oil palm trees. Ernest Zacharevic, an artist from Lithuania, has a unique way to raise awareness about it.
NGAMPRAH, (PR).- PT Indonesia Power akhirnya mengklarifikasi perihal penutupan jalan di atas dam Saguling, Desa/Kecamatan Saguling, Kabupaten Bandung barat. Penutupan tersebut dilakukan hanya sebagai langkah langkah untuk mengamankan objek vital nasional (obvitnas). Klarifikasi ...
"Informasinya ada retakan di dam. Namun, lebih baik dikonfirmasikan lagi ke Indonesia Power. Soalnya, sewaktu sosialisasi saya kebetulan tidak hadir. Sosialisasinya juga bukan untuk masyarakat Saguling saja, tetapi juga beberapa kecamatan lain. Bahkan melibatkan tiga polsek/koramil, yaitu Cipatat, ...
Widodo Santoso, Chairman of the Indonesian Cement Association (ASI), said cement consumption rose at similar levels across the country. Highest growth was ... The construction of toll roads, dams and power stations were cited as reason for strong cement demand growth on Sumatra. Meanwhile ...
Mount Sinabung erupted on Monday morning, sending an ash cloud more than 5,000 meters (16,000 feet) towering into the atmosphere. No fatalities or injuries have been reported. The volcano erupted at 8:53 a.m. Monday WIB (8:53 p.m. Sunday EST) on Indonesia's island of Sumatra, according to the ...
Mount Sinabung erupted on Monday morning, sending an ash cloud more than 5,000 meters (16,000 feet) towering into the atmosphere. No fatalities or injuries have been reported. The volcano erupted at 8:53 a.m. Monday WIB (8:53 p.m. Sunday EST) on Indonesia's island of Sumatra, according to the ...
The government of Indonesia has given serious consideration to abandoning chunks of Jakarta, which is paradoxically sinking below sea level, ... from civil engineers and climate scientists, who insisted that Cape Town's water infrastructure, which relies exclusively on six dams in parched catchment areas, ...
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - In the rainy season, Katulampa Dam in Bogor became the center of attention for Jakarta`s residents, like what happened on Monday, February 5, when the rain fell heavily. Heavy rainfall will increase the water level. If it reaches 220 centimeters, the status will be raised to 'standby' and ...
ACEH, Indonesia — Deforestation slowed last year in the Indonesian province of Aceh, home to the Leuser Ecosystem biodiversity hotspot, according to a .... At least two dams have been proposed for the Leuser area: one, in Gayo Lues district, will have a 428-megawatt power plant; the other, in the Kluet ...
JAKARTA - Torrential rain has caused floods and landslides in satellite cities around the Indonesian capital, with authorities warning that floods could hit Jakarta later on Monday (Feb 5) after being forced to open sluice gates on a major upstream reservoir. Dramatic TV footage showed fast-running rivers of ...
The exhibit ends with a display of Hindu and Buddhist art, giving the museum a chance to show pieces from India, Indonesia and Nepal. Again, we see this exchange between cultures and their intersecting notions about both materials and spiritual values. Are these representations of Shiva, Vishnu and ...
KUCHING: Sarawak Energy Bhd (SEB), which is increasing the export of electricity to west Kalimantan, Indonesia, is expected to next sell power to Brunei and ... with Kalimantan on the possibility of jointly undertaking power generation projects such as the development of hydroelectric dams in the province.
The most common threats to Natural World Heritage Sites are invasive non-native species, unsustainable tourism, poaching, hydroelectric dams, and ... Famous heritage sites evaluated to be at risk include Indonesia's Komodo National Park, Ecuador's Galapagos Islands, Australia's Great Barrier Reef, and ...
The Jakarta-Bandung high-speed-rail project is part of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo's ambition to upgrade Indonesia's lagging infrastructure. The Indonesian leader has designated it a national strategic project, meaning that all government agencies are supposed to give it priority treatment, such as accelerating the ...
From left, Prime Minster Prayut Chan-o-cha, Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, Cambodian leader, Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and Vice President Myint Swe of Myanmar pose at the second Mekong-Lancang Cooperation meeting, in Phnom Penh on ...
A new species of orangutan has been identified on Indonesia's Sumatra Island. The first discovery in almost 9 decades of a large ... But it was ruined to build an access road for a new dam project," says Nasir, a ranger from the Batang Toru Nature Preserve. There are plans to build a hydroelectric dam in the ...
This dam is truly a gift to us,” Raknamo village chief Augusto Fernandes told The Jakarta Post on Tuesday. The President and First Lady Iriana started their two-day visit to NTT on Monday, spending the night on Rote Island, the southernmost point of Indonesia. On Tuesday, Jokowi opened a national ...
The activity involved in the construction of this dam was unbelievable. Crews of carpenters, steelworkers, concrete men, and engineers of ... 2006 – The Indonesian passenger ferry MV Senopati Nusantara sinks in a storm, resulting in at least 400 deaths. 2006 – Former President of Iraq Saddam Hussein is ...
During this period, Chinese companies and Chinese banks have become the biggest builders and financiers in global dam building. ... Our latest revision of the China Global Dams Database was completed in September 2017 and is now available for public use (kindly attribute to International Rivers).
Plans to build a hydroelectric power plant in northern Sumatra call for the flooding of large swath of the Leuser Ecosystem, an ecological hotspot home to critically endangered tigers, rhinos and orangutans. For residents, the fear is that the dam, to be built in a geologically unstable area, will collapse.


 

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