Anti Dumping Costs for Export of Nickel Products to the European Union

Stop the Inexpensive Nickel Product Policy, Improve Labor Welfare, Stop Using Coal Power Plants, and Cancel Plans to Dispose of Waste to the Sea Press Release, June 3, 2020 Perkumpulan Aksi Ekologi & Emansipasi Rakyat (AEER), Jatam Central Sulawesi, Yayasan Tanah Merdeka .The cheap prices of processed nickel ore products produced in Indonesia are inseparable from cheap labor costs and …

Over 260 Civil Society groups call on Chinese Authorities to Ensure that Covid-19 Financial Relief is Not Targeted to Harmful Projects

On April 29, 2020, over 260 civil society groups across the world called on the Chinese government to ensure that COVID-19 related financial relief for struggling Belt and Road projects flows only to high quality overseas investments satisfying specific stringent criteria, and avoid bailing out projects already mired in environmental, social, biodiversity, climate, or financial …

Second term focus of President Jokowi Human Resource Champion Development Tested in the Suralaya-Salira-Terate Banten route

President Jokowi in his speech stated that the second term priority of his administration was the development of human resources champion. The President stated that the quality of human resources starts from the womb, so there should not be any more stunted births. Mother and child health is key, especially until the age of 7-8 …

To Increase the Electricity Reliability in Java-Bali, then Increase the Renewable Energy Supply

The government and PLN need to improve the reliability of the Java-Bali electricity system by increasing the availability of renewable energy. In the case of a electrical disruption which resulted in a electricity blackout on August 4, 2019, coal-fired power plant seemed incompetent to respond quickly, so it took 6-8 hours to operate normally after …

C02 Atmospheric Highest in 3 Million Years, Construction China-Indonesia Coal-fired Power Plant Contrary to the Belt and Road South-South Cooperation Initiative on Climate Change

One of the initiatives promised by Chinese President Xi Jinping at the forum Belt and Road Initiative is the implementation of the South-South Cooperation Initiative Belt and Road on Climate Change. The implementation of this initiative in the form of an the form of developing renewable energy and low-emission greenhouse programs is highly expected and …

AEER Urges the Government not to Include Coal Power Plant in the Belt Road Initiative (BRI) Agenda Meeting, April 2019

Press Release 2 April 2019 The Indonesian government is preparing an investment agenda for the Belt Road Initiative meeting which will take place at the end of April 2019 in Beijing. There are four coal-fired power plant (PLTU) projects offered for investment, namely the Celukan Bawang Expansion (2 x 350 MW) in Bali, the Kalselteng …

China and Japan’s ultra super critical coal-fired power plant investments in Indonesia produce CO2 emissions equal to 195 times emissions of the Republic of Vanuatu

The Chinese and Japanese parties support and invest in Indonesia’s coal-fired power plant and claiming using clean coal technology with using ultra super critical (USC) boilers. The Indonesian government, through PLN (the State-owned electricity company/ PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara) in Electricity Supply Business Plan/RUPTL), also announced that it’s using clean coal technology to reduce emissions. …

Urging China to Reduce High Greenhouse Gases Emission Project Support in Indonesia

Many parties, including UN Secretary General Antonio Guiterres, hoped that China would take leadership actions in the climate change negotiations after the US government under Donald Trump took skeptical about climate change. China joined together with G77 countries have urged developed countries to take responsibility in overcoming climate change. In the opening speech of COP24 …

Research Discussion with Communities Impacted by Coal Power Plants

In August-October 2018, AEER working with its network organisations did a research on the negative impacts of coal power plant on social, economy, environment. AEER with its networks had discussion with communities around Ombilin-West Sumatera coal power plants, Kendari 3 South East Sulawesi, Sebalang and Embalut. As common in almost all coal power plants in …

AEER Told Chairman Rio Tinto To Stop Participate in Environment Destruction in Grasberg, Papua

AEER spoke at the Annual General Meeting of Rio Tinto at 11 April 2018 in London, UK, to Board of Directors and shareholder, told that companies should to stop participate in environment destruction in Mimika Coastal Area, West Papua, Indonesia that has long been affecting environmental destruction to the communities. Pius Ginting, Coordinator of AEER …