Indonesia’s Environment Minister warns of long forest fire season

Indonesia needs to be on extra alert for possible forest fires until at least November as there is a delay in this year’s dry season, said Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya Bakar on Friday (Jul 17). Citing data from…

Indonesia forest fires have ‘major impact’ on climate, 360m tonnes of CO2 released since August

Forest fires burning in Indonesia have released 360 million tonnes of carbon dioxide since August, said Singapore’s Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli on Thursday (Sep 26).  “We now are clear that these forest fires have a major…

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