BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  Bigger Picture  >  The Daily Digest  >  Hazy Skies Ahead for Malaysia?

Hazy Skies Ahead for Malaysia?

Najah Onn, Committee Member, CERAH Asia

16-Jul-20 14:30

Hazy Skies Ahead for Malaysia?

In early July, news broke that Indonesia had declared a state of emergency in Central Kalimantan, after identifying more than 700 hotspots, which are likely the result of slash and burn land clearing practices. This reignited fears of the return of transboundary air pollution caused by these out-of-control fires, as we have seen in years past. Are we in for another hazy season? What can we as individuals do to tackle this seemingly never ending crisis?

Image Source: Wikimedia Commons

Produced by: Juliet Jacobs

Presented by: Lim Sue Ann, Sharmilla Ganesan


Download the BFM mobile app. Stay at home and stay up-to-date.

Tags:  The Bigger PictureThe Daily DigestIndonesian forest firespalm oilhazeslash and burnair pollutionair qualityforest firesEnergy, EnvironmentHealthcare, Pharma, BiotechEnvironment/SustainabilityHealthEnvironmentScienceHealth PolicyDiseases and ConditionsMental HealthHealthy LivingFitnessMedical Innovation and TechnologySocial Issues


Life
Dan Lain-Lain

Share this podcast




Play / Pause

Listen now : Inside Story

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:00 AM

World Market Watch

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

8:00 AM

The Breakfast Grille

Dato' Sri Koh Yock Heng. Co-Founder & Group Managing Director, Apple Vacations

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

BBC World Service

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Jack Yin, artist, Jacktus

11:05 AM

HerVantage

Yuki Aizawa, Women in Tech

12:00 PM

Enterprise Biz Bytes

2:05 PM

Live and Learn

Selangor Government Pledges Initiatives to Uplift B40 Indians

3:05 PM

Earth Matters

Biodiversity Talks: “More Divergence Than Convergence”

4:05 PM

Health & Living

Healthy Ageing: Retaining & Regaining Independence with Occupational Therapy

5:00 PM

The Evening Edition

5:35 PM

Today On Twitter

6:05 PM

Inside Story

7:05 PM

The Evening Edition

7:35 PM

Popcorn Culture

8:00 PM

Cruise Control

Daniel Fernandez, dsf.my | Ariff Roose | Richard Bradbury

9:00 PM

Breaking Bread

Loh Yi Jun (junandtonic.com) | TBC

10:00 PM

The Pulse

10:10 PM

The Pulse

Review - Kendrick Lamar's Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers