REDD+ Indonesia Newsletter – November 2015

The November 2015 REDD+ Indonesia Newsletter includes a guest column on how to reach national energy resilience through renewable energy by Dr. William Sabandar, Chair of the National Renewable Energy Task Force. In the interview of the month, H.E. Mr. Sarwono Kusumaatmadja, Chairman of Indonesia’s Advisory Council for Climate Change, provides perspectives on the history of Indonesia’s environmental agenda and the country’s current commitment to climate change in the interview of the month. PT. Rimba Makmur Utama and Verified Carbon Standard share the work of their organizations on the restoration and conservation of forests and peatlands, and standards in the voluntary carbon market. The newsletter also includes information on the Bonn Climate Change Conference, the UNEP Emissions Gap Report, the Swedish governments’ plan to engage with Indonesia’s sustainable energy potential and much more. As always, feedback and comments are welcome to newsletter@unorcid.org.