Yeo: Cloud seeding only fights symptoms of haze, doesn’t address root issue | Malay Mail

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Yeo: Cloud seeding only fights symptoms of haze, doesn’t address root issue

Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin says cloud seeding to combat the transboundary haze plaguing the region are only temporary relief measures. — Picture by Shafwan Zaidon

Yeo continued diplomatic pressure on Indonesia to accept Malaysia and other neighbouring countries’ offers of aid to fight the fires raging in Kalimantan and Sumatra. Yeo claimed there was growing acceptance in Indonesia that the country was responsible for the severe air pollution in the area.published an editorial piece telling the Indonesian government that it was “practically impossible” to combat the over 5,000 hotspots in the country without bilateral efforts.

On Indonesia’s action against local subsidiaries of Malaysian firms, Yeo said it was the republic’s prerogative to punish any that violated its laws.

 

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