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 […]

Southeast Asian civil society welcomes Biden’s pause on LNG export approvals

Energy Shift Southeast Asia, a network of civic organizations advocating for just energy transition in the region, lauded U.S. President Joe Biden’s recent decision to temporarily halt pending authorizations for the export of liquefied natural gas (LNG).  The White House said the pause would assess and update current economic and environmental analyses of the U.S. […]

Poem: you flood our sea with lng

Pree Bharadwaj

by Pree Bharadwaj you flood our seawith lng you tell usthe trilemma – a true dilemmasecurity!affordability!accessibility!hence fossil fuelsnecessary but tell me about necessitywhen our livelihoods start collapsingtell me about necessitywhen our ecosystems come down crashingtell me about necessitywhen our communities stop adapting let me tell YOUabout the necessity of our biodiversity for our societylet me […]

Report: Confronting a Fossil Future: Stopping the Gas Detour in Renewable-Rich Southeast Asia

Massive plans for gas undermine energy transition in renewables-rich Southeast Asia Download the report here.Published by Center for Energy, Ecology, and Development Key points of the report: As the UN climate talks come in full swing, clean energy think-tank Center for Energy, Ecology, and Development (CEED) and partners made the case for stopping massive plans […]

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 […]