22 Jun '13, 12am

Singapore smog likely caused by palm oil companies

Good sense is fast becoming the last words in futility in the world when dealing with greenies. However, let us try. Malaysia had been the world's largest producer of palm oil for over a century and yet it does not have this problem. The reason is that Malaysia does not have a culture of slashing and burning in land clearing as is practiced in Indonesia since time immemorial, preferring to log the trees and sell the timber. What this choking haze proves is one thing: Indonesia is the world's third largest emitter of CO2 NOT due to the cultivation of palm oil on peat soil, as greenies are wont to allege, but due to Indonesia's culture of slash and burn. Anyone passing through the region will know that the CO2 released by palm oil cultivation on peat is not even an iota of the apocalyptic amounts of pollutants released by this culture of slash and burn! The Pollutant Standar...

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