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2014-06-24 23:04:03

A $1.5 million grant from the Environmental Protection Agency will help researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder and the National Center for Atmospheric Research measure pollution from residential cooking and better understand a problem that kills millions of women and children each year in the developing world. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 A $1.5 million grant from the Environmental Protection Agency will help researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder and the...

2014-05-19 23:01:34

Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves and China begin full scale cooperation for cleaner cooking and heating solutions. Beijing, China (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves and China begin full scale cooperation for cleaner cooking and heating solutions. Air quality, health, environmental, economic and social benefits for women and girls from cleaner cooking and heating solutions highlighted Vice-Chairman of the National Development Reform Commission Xie Zhenhua...

2014-05-19 12:23:47

POTSDAM, N.Y., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At some point, everyone's ancestors depended on a three-stone fire. It's exactly what the name suggests: three stones of roughly the same size that hold cookware over an open flame. It's the traditional way of heating food and water, but it also poses risks and other problems. Users can be burned or scalded. Smoke can't be controlled. Only one piece of cookware can be used at a time and three-stone fires are inefficient and waste...

2014-01-28 23:33:38

InfiniteEARTH announced that Indonesia’s Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve has successfully furnished over 100 households with fuel efficient, smokeless, cook stoves. According to input from all 100 test households, the pilot program was a resounding success and is planned to roll-out to the entire population, over 2,500 households, by end of April, 2014. Causeway Bay, Hong Kong (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 InfiniteEARTH announced that Indonesia’s Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve has...

International Study Of Open-fire Cooking And Air Quality Launched
2012-11-01 13:19:19

University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) Expanding its focus on the link between the atmosphere and human health, the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is launching a three-year, international study into the impact of open-fire cooking on regional air quality and disease. The study will break new ground by bringing together atmospheric scientists, engineers, statisticians, and social scientists who will analyze the effects of smoke from traditional cooking...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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