Addressing indoor pollution and climate change with fuel-efficient cook stoves
A simple measure carried out by our organisation has helped to kill two birds with one stone
How indoor pollution affects women & children
One statistic says that children have carbon monoxide levels similar to those that would result from smoking about seven cigarettes per day
Book>> Cleaner Hearths, Better Homes: New Stoves For India And The Developing World • Douglas F Barnes, Priti Kumar, Keith Openshaw &…
Factsheet: Black carbon - A short-lived climate forcer
Black carbon is a component of soot, released during combustion, particularly incomplete combustion of fossil fuels or biomass. It is released …
Is the government's Ujjwala target achievable?
The ambit of the Ujjwala scheme is to be increased from five crore to eight crore beneficiaries
Why indoor pollution is as deadly as its outdoor counterpart
With the continual improvement in our quality of life, indoor air quality has become an important area of concern in the 21st century
Post-COVID clean cooking schemes: Beyond financial barriers in rural households
Beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana availed 1.62 refills in the first 5 months of COVID-19 pandemic against 3 free refills …
Post-COVID clean cooking schemes: By and for women
Clean cooking schemes designed with women at their centre will help India maintain its progress towards abatement of indoor air quality and help …
Improved stove: a misnomer?
Some emit more black carbon than traditional mud stoves
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Studies show modern kitchen is not as safe as believed. Use of exhausts, effective ventilation can reduce household pollution
Remembering Kirk R Smith (1947-2020)
Kirk leaves us with the power of imagining change and hope
Search for a good hearth
While cook stoves in India are becoming fuel-efficient, they are not improving air quality, finds study
Wake up and smell the air
The chulha politics
Of stoves, kilns and a fine distinction between emissions
In the second week of March, activists, academics, policy-makers and experts in various fields came together in Delhi to throw light on the …
Smoke in the kitchen
The new ‘green’ biomass cookstove has immense potential but why is it missing in homes?
Environment Day: Green agenda for new government
Get the focus on environment and health, Mr Prime Minister