Independence Day Action – #BersihkanIndonesia

Communities from a number of regions in Indonesia together with #BersihkanIndonesia movement celebrate Independence Day by holding a theatrical “die-in” action in across the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, Monday (19/8). The #BersihkanIndonesia Movement calls for a true independence from environmental destructions by leaving behind fossil energy sources and dirty coal transitioning to renewable clean energy. #BersihkanIndonesia also urges the President-Elect to ensure that future government policies no longer accommodate new plans for the construction of coal-fired power plants and new coal mining licenses in 2020, towards a phase-out starting in 2030; and to clean energy pipelines from coal-fired power plants. Trend Asia for Bersihkan Indonesia/Dhemas Reviyanto