Indonesia’s fires have now razed more land than in the entire US state of New Jersey - Quartz
Here’s the latest look at the first that were burning on Monday afternoon (Nov. 2) in Indonesia, according to Global Forest Watch, which is monitoring the situation in real time:
Greenpeace releases dramatic haze photos as Indonesian fire emissions surpass 1.6B tons
Van der Werf estimates that Indonesia’s fires have released 1.64 billion tons of carbon dioxide equivalent into the atmosphere since the beginning of the year. The vast majority of those emissions have come since early September, when the impact of the regional El Nino-driven drought began to take hold. For the past two months, the rate of emissions from the fires have outpaced emissions from the entire U.S. economy, when measured on a daily basis.