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Carbon-Financed Cookstove Fails to Deliver Hoped-for Benefits in the Field

Replacing traditional cooking fires and stoves in the developing world with “cleaner” stoves is a potential strategy to reduce household air pollution that worsens climate change and is a leading global killer. A new study by researchers from the University of British Columbia, University of Washington and elsewhere, which measured ambient and indoor household air pollution before and after a carbon-finance-approved cookstove intervention in rural India, found that the improvements were less than anticipated. Read more at University of Washington's website.