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

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.

Trying To Promote Safer Stoves In Countries Where Cooking Can Kill
2012-06-12 13:18:56

Preparing a meal in some of the world’s poorest rural areas can turn an ordinary activity into a deadly chore.

2012-05-30 10:05:46

The smoke rising from a cookstove fills the air with the tantalizing aroma of dinner – and a cloud of pollutants and particles that threaten both health and the environment.

2012-04-04 20:48:25

The first real-world, head-to-head comparison of "improved cookstoves" (ICs) and traditional mud stoves has found that some ICs may at times emit more of the worrisome "black carbon," or soot, particles that are linked to serious health and environmental concerns than traditional mud stoves or open-cook fires.

2011-11-28 17:35:18

For many people in the developing world getting enough food to eat is a persistent challenge.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.