From September to November of 1997, raging fires in Indonesia pumped enough smoke into the air to blanket the entire region in haze, reaching as far north as southern Thailand and the Philippines, with Malaysia and Singapore being particularly affected. This book conservatively assesses the damage at US $4.5 billion, more than the Exxon Valdez oil spill and India's Bhopal chemical spill combined. It looks at the causes of the fires, the physical damages that resulted, and their effects on heath, industrial production, and tourism, among others.This book conservatively assesses the damage at US $4.5 billion, more than the Exxon Valdez oil spill and Indiaa#39;s Bhopal chemical spill combined.
|Title||:||Indonesia's Fires and Haze|
|Author||:||David Glover, Timothy Jessup|
|Publisher||:||IDRC - 2006-01-01|