The government schools in the capital remained closed and residents are advised to avoid outdoor activities because of the dangerous levels of air pollution, which Greenpeace calls the worst in the country's history.
the Decision to use drones, small aircraft and trucks in order to create an artificial rain in Bangkok, says Greenpeace ”as the best have a psychological effect”, but does nothing for air quality.
Asawin Kwanmuang have any great expectations about drönarnas effect, but believe that every effort helps. Had he not used them, people had instead criticized him for not doing anything, " he says at a press conference on Thursday.
" Those who have knowledge about the issues, don't give your opinions to others, give them to me. It is I who work with this – please, give me advice.
He are now inviting researchers and experts in the private sector to a meeting to discuss ideas.
" Am I omniscient? No, I am not. Therefore, I will keep this meeting, " he said at the press conference according to the AP.
aggravated by meteorological conditions that keep the dangerous particles closer to the ground, but both Greenpeace and the UN, calls for ”energetic efforts” to get to a long-term improvement of air quality.
the UN regional miljökoordinator Kakuko Nagatani-Yoshida believes that a short-term solution would be to close the factories that are responsible for the worst emissions.
– But in the end have the factories to start using cleaner technology and the open burning of waste must be stopped, " she says, according to Channel News Asia.
has declared Bangkok in a ”zone of pollution control”, which allows tougher action in the form of, for example, closure of roads and the limitation of diesel exhaust and construction.
Thailand's prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, has ordered the inspection of the plant emissions, warns, however, that all of the radical solutions, to issue prohibitions for vehicles, can be svåraccepterade among the population.
some possible actions, such as, for example, to convert the fuel in city buses to natural gas, but she also adds:
" Are we ready to use our budget for it at any price?