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Indonesia climate plan misses global targets, burns coal beyond 2050

July 26, 2021

MQ World: 

Their world’s second biggest coal producing country is depending on carbon capture to keep the industry alive in its “low carbon” scenario

The Indonesian government has released an updated 2030 climate plan and long term strategy that indicate the country’s reliance on coal will continue well into the 2050’s.

In a 156-page long term strategy document submitted to the UN, it outlines three pathways including a “low carbon scenario compatible with the Paris Agreement”.

Even under this pathway, the most ambitious of the three, the amount of coal used for primary energy will continue to grow until at least 2050.

More: Indonesia plans to burn coal well into the 2050s, under updated climate plan – Tradelink Publications 

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