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What Will Jokowi’s Legacy Be on Climate Change?

Jakarta Post:

Indonesia has many untapped opportunities, especially in renewable energy, that it can harness.

With its large amounts of hydropower, Indonesia has the potential to generate 788,000 megawatts of electricity through new and renewable energy.

A 2017 report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) also shows that Indonesia can afford to cancel at least nine coal projects as the country’s future electricity demand growth has been greatly overestimated. Failure to do so will force Indonesia to pay for energy it’s not using for decades.

What will Jokowi’s legacy be in climate change?

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