From the haze to sustainability
Simon Tay and Chen Chen Lee
Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA)
PREMIUM Southeast Asia’s skies over the last twelve months have mostly been free of haze pollution. This is a relief for the warming planet as forest fires, particularly on peatlands, typically release huge amounts of carbon dioxide and cause acrid smog. Efforts by the Jokowi administration in Indonesia to tackle the fires at source are one reason for the improvement. Wetter weather conditions ha...
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