Indonesia Launches Emission Account System at COP21

TEMPO.CO, Paris – On the sidelines of the Global Landscape Forum (GLF) held in Paris, France, the Environment and Forestry Ministry launched the Indonesian National Accounting Carbon System (INCAS) aimed at watching carbon emissions resulted from land utilizations and conversions.

The launch of the carbon accounting system was led by Presidential Special Emissary for Climate Change Rachmat Witoelar with Australian Environment Minister Greg Hunt and CIFOR General Director Peter Holmgren.

Witoelar in his speech said that the carbon accounting emission would be based and data provided by the National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN) to help Indonesia achieving emission reduction target by 29 percent by 2030.