Indonesia opens carbon trading market to both skepticism and hope

Rainbow over rainforest in Sumatra. Photo credit: Rhett A. ButlerJAKARTA — Indonesia has just launched its first carbon emissions trading market in a bid to fight climate change. The Southeast Asian country is one of the world’s top 10 greenhouse gas emitters, with a bulk of its emissions coming from the burning of coal to generate power. To fight climate change, Indonesia has pledged […]

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