“Climate change is a crisis that will affect every part of society, and every country. Universities need to be at the forefront of action to reduce the impact of climate change, especially amongst the poorest who will be the most affected.”
(THE Impact Rankings)
Express Climate Change Through the Web, ITS Team Wins ASEAN Champion
The glorious achievement was unceasingly achieved by the academicians of the Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) both in the national and international arena. This time, two students from Informatics Department and Information Systems Department successfully presented the first champion by designing a website that expresses about climate change in the Future Ready ASEAN Competition.
Promote green culture in the community with Eco-Shift
Through guest lecture that delivered topic “Sustainable Environmental Development” that was held by Environmental Engineering department in ITS, Prof. Dato’ Seri Ir. Dr. Zaini Ujang emphasized how important to increase the awareness of environmental problems. He implied that we need to do real action to save the environment.
Promote Attitude of Love for the Environment in Elementary School Students through Water Day For Kids
The Role of Universities to Overcome Climate Change
Climate change that occurs on earth is a massive threat to millions of living beings. As a form of concern towards the issue, Environmental Engineering Student Association (HMTL) ITS held an Earth Day Talkshow. Presenting a special staff of President of Republic of Indonesia for Climate Change Control, this activity aimed to increase public awareness of environmental issues.
Entering its seventh year, the International Seminar on Ocean and Coastal Engineering, Environmental and Natural Disaster Management (ISOCEEN) is back to highlight the many coastal issues. In cooperation with several Dutch universities, this activity aims to convey the importance of protection and planning of the coastal areas.
ITS Climate Action Plan is imprinted in the Circular Letter of ITS Rector No. T-95007-IT2-TU.00.08-2019 concerning ITS as a Sustainable and Environmental Friendly Campus. The policy comprises of series of actions based on three primary category, which are the endeavor to enhance environmental sanitation, efforts to support energy conservation and efficiency, as well as the positive attempts to make the environmentally friendly transportation possible. In line with its vision of modelling Smart Eco Campus, the institution ensures that the forward-looking purposes are not only inclusively for its internal community, but also shared with the public and local government agencies.
Circular Letter of ITS Rector No. T-95007-IT2-TU.00.08-2019 about ITS as a Sustainable and Environmental Friendly Campus
ITS involves in the collaborative plan for climate change disasters with both local and regional government. In the large-scale collaboration, the institution works together with ITB to develop maritime resilience and potential. ITS is also making active attempts of revitalization to rescue the drowning islands and integration of disaster risk management in spatial planning.
The ITS – ITB Collaboration to Develop Indonesian Maritime Potential
ITS is actively engaged in the actions of informing and supporting local or regional government to handle the climate change disaster and the varieties of risks that follow suit. Working with the local government agencies in various regency, the institution focused in providing diverse yet specific solutions for disaster mitigation that are unique for each areas.
ITS Disseminated SNI and Key Spatial Planning for Surabaya Earthquake Mitigation
ITS believes that to pursue climate adaptation, it is better to be done collectively with agnecies with identical purposes, including with NGO. The institution has made collaborative relation with numbers of NGOs, such as Seasoldier, a movement that is committed to spread the environmental care campaign, and Ecoton, a wetland conservation group which primary focuses on dealing river pollution issues.
Adhering to the Circular Letter of ITS Rector No. 08991-IT2-TU.00.08-2012, ITS has made a pledge to implement energy and water saving and the heavy reduce of the subsidized vehicle’s fuel within the work unit environment since 2012. The institution also takes real actions in the attempt to march toward carbon-neutral institution by hosting carbon-conscious events, such as public emission test in the earth day to ensure that the exhaust gas from the vehicle is still within the ethical limits.
Environmental Engineering Student Association of ITS Surabaya Holds Emission Test for World Earth Day
In terms of celebrating International Earth Day, FTSLK Student Association ITS held an emission test for vehicles. The activity was held to ensure that the emission fas of vehicles was still under limit, so that it could not harm the environment, especially to reduce air pollution.