Energy Shift Southeast Asia

Opinion: Japanese PM Kishida must stop derailing the global energy transition

Philippine President Bongbong Marcos with Japan Prime Minister Fumio Kishida during the Asia Zero Emission Community (AZEC) Leaders’ Meeting in Decelmber 2023

Philippine President Bongbong Marcos with Japan Prime Minister Fumio Kishida during the Asia Zero Emission Community (AZEC) Leaders’ Meeting in December 2023. (Photo from the Prime Minister’s Office of Japan) By Gerry Arances and Elizabeth BastCenter for Energy, Ecology, and Development; Oil Change International When Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida meets with President Joe Biden and Philippine President […]

Korupsi LNG Pertamina: Potret Bisnis Kotor yang Bercampur Kebohongan Kotor Transisi Energi di Indonesia

Hari Rabu, 20 September 2023, Direktur Utama (Dirut) Pertamina Periode 2009 – 2014 Karen Agustiawan resmi ditetapkan oleh KPK sebagai tersangka kasus dugaan korupsi pengadaan Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) di Pertamina. Dasar penahanan ini terkait kerja sama impor kepada Perusahaan Corpus Christi Liquefaction (CCL) Amerika Serikat. Menurut KPK, Karen secara sepihak langsung memutuskan untuk melakukan kontrak perjanjian […]

Kontradiksi Pergub Energi Bersih dengan Proyek Terminal LNG

Rencana Pembangunan Terminal LNG di perairan Bali Selatan sejak awal disokong oleh produk kebijakan Gubernur Bali Wayan Koster yaitu Pergub Energi Bersih No.45 Tahun 2019. Pergub Energi Bersih sendiri isinya banyak terkait dengan rencana kemandirian Bali dalam sektor energi dan energi baru terbarukan (renewable energy) di masa depan. Pergub Energi Bersih ini kemudian menjadi kontradiktif […]

Japan, global leaders failed to deliver climate leadership at G7 Summit: CSOs

Southeast Asian civil society groups criticized outcomes of the Group of Seven (G7) Summit as climate-blind and in contradiction to G7 nations’ pledges to support global efforts to meet the 1.5°C ambition. Leading up to the G7 summit weekend in Hiroshima, civil society groups and communities in various countries staged protests demanding that leaders of […]

Verde Island Passage advocates confront climate change funders in Europe

Protect VIP, a coalition of communities, fisherfolk, environmentalists, and other advocates for the protection of the Verde Island Passage (VIP), on Wednesday, May 3 (UK time), joined Urgewald, Extinction Rebellion, and other cause-oriented groups in disrupting the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Barclays and Standard Chartered in London due to the banks’ financing of major […]