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WALHI calls for a comprehensive policy to address climate change impacts

WALHI calls for a comprehensive policy to address climate change impacts

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The Indonesian Forum for the Environment, WALHI, has called for a comprehensive policy that incorporates various aspects of mitigation and adaptation to address the environmental impacts. Climate change.

Dewi Puspa (Head of WALHI’s Division for Environmental Studies and Law) stated that the climate change policy must include both mitigation and adaptation. He was speaking at a discussion about Environmental Review 2022.

It is important to have a comprehensive policy, since Indonesia, an archipelagic state, is among those affected by climate changes.

She also pointed out that it was important to show responsibility for industrial and advanced countries that contribute to the current climate crisis.

The discussion highlighted in particular the dominance disasters caused by the climatic condition in 2021.

Data from the National Disaster Mitigation Agency BNPB showed that Indonesia was affected by 3,116 disasters in 2021. This included 1,310 floods and 815 extreme weather events.

WALHI encouraged the younger generation not to forget about the environment.

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“It is good that, based upon various surveys, young people have an interest in environmental problems and it is a good sign. Climate change. She noted that this was a good thing to increase the youth movement for protecting the environment.”

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