Claim your one month free trial for access to our premium content.

By Bilal Hafeez 27-08-2019
In: podcasts | Geopolitics

Sinking Jakarta is Test Case for Climate Retreat (Deep Dish on Global Affairs, 26 min listen)

Resize text:

(You can listen to the podcast by clicking here) In this episode, Professor Tom Pepinsky from Cornell University and the Brookings Institution explains Indonesia’s ongoing campaign, led by President Joko Widodo, to move its capital away from Jakarta and the political reactions to this. Located on the low-line areas of the Java Island, Jakarta is facing more storm surges and floods than ever. An increase of population, underdevelopment of infrastructure, and overexploitation of local groundwater,…

To gain access to Podcast Playlists, please become a free member

  • Gain access to Podcast Playlists – five must listen podcasts of the week on key topics, summarised and evaluated for your convenience

  • Gain access to Bilal’s Top Picks - a curated weekly list of the best content from the web segmented by 7 categories
Interested in our Hive Exclusives & Deep Dives?



Your personal data will be used to support your experience throughout this website, to manage access to your account, and for other purposes described in our privacy policy.