1. Home
  2. Asia
  3. -
  4. Pacific
  5. Indonesia’s Path to Net Zero CO2 Includes a Nuclear Plant and Banning ICE Cars
Indonesia’s Path to Net Zero CO2 Includes a Nuclear Plant and Banning ICE Cars

Indonesia’s Path to Net Zero CO2 Includes a Nuclear Plant and Banning ICE Cars

0
0

Indonesia’s path toward using entirely renewable energy sources by 2060 includes banning the sales of fossil-fuel vehicles and operating a nuclear power plant.

While the world’s top exporter of thermal coal has pledged to cut emissions by 29% within 10 years, President Joko Widodo’s administration remains wary of the economic trade-offs. His government pushed through a carbon tax amid criticism that the levy at 30,000 rupiah ($2.11) per metric ton of carbon dioxide equivalent, among the world’s lowest, won’t be enough to curb emissions.Read More…

Source : bloombergquint

 

Anand Gupta Editor - EQ Int'l Media Network