Last November 2023, Indonesia released its first Fatwa on climate change. Indonesia’s highest Islamic authority, the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI), issued the Fatwa on Global Climate Control Law, which rules that any actions that damage nature and impact climate crisis are haram or forbidden. What is the significance of this newly issued Fatwa to Indonesia’s climate discourse? With the largest Muslim population in this world, how would it influence the perception of the people further to understand the urgency of climate actions for our livelihood? Check out Dr. Dino Patti Djalal’s analysis regarding this recently launched Fatwa on Global Climate Control Law and its significance in boosting Indonesia’s climate efforts through the perspective of Islam.

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