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
Improved stove: a misnomer?
Some emit more black carbon than traditional mud stoves
Studies show modern kitchen is not as safe as believed. Use of exhausts, effective ventilation can reduce household pollution
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