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Policy Design for Sustainability at Multiple Scales: The Case of Transboundary Haze Pollution in Southeast Asia

  • Ishani Mukherjee
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Abstract

What the case of haze pollution in Southeast Asia reveals is an opportunity to coordinate policy efforts for addressing a complex, multi-layered environmental sustainability conundrum. It is one that illustrates how policies to foster low-carbon development and policies to mitigate against the ill effects of fire-led or slash and burn deforestation are inextricably linked and warrant regional cooperation enabling local agreements that complement global climate policy ambitions.

Keywords

Southeast Asia ASEAN Haze Transboundary pollution Deforestation Fires Slash and burn 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ishani Mukherjee
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  1. 1.Institute of Water Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public PolicyNational University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore

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