Patronage politics, plantation fires and transboundary haze

@article{Varkkey2013PatronagePP,
  title={Patronage politics, plantation fires and transboundary haze},
  author={Helena Varkkey},
  journal={Environmental Hazards},
  year={2013},
  volume={12},
  pages={200 - 217}
}
  • H. Varkkey
  • Published 22 November 2013
  • Geography
  • Environmental Hazards
Since 1982, haze pollution has become an almost annual occurrence in Southeast Asia, with the worst episodes being in the period of 1997–1998 and in 2006–2007. Haze originates from peat and forest fires, mostly in Indonesia. The negative effects of haze can be observed at the global level, with increased carbon emissions exacerbating climate change, and more importantly at the regional level, with serious environmental and socioeconomic effects in Indonesia and its neighbouring countries. Most… Expand
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