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2011-11-11 14:23:26

Cooking stoves with chimneys can lower exposure to indoor wood smoke and reduce the rate of severe pneumonia by 30 percent in children less than 18 months of age.

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2011-11-11 05:54:44

Two new studies spotlight the human health effects of exposure to smoke from open fires and dirty cookstoves.

2011-10-26 11:00:00

Approximately 3 Billion People Rely on Polluting, Solid Biomass to Fuel Cooking Needs, According to the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves Washington, DC (PRWEB)

2011-10-13 20:47:16

An international effort to replace smoky, inefficient household stoves that people commonly use in lower and middle income countries with clean, affordable, fuel efficient stoves could save nearly 2 million lives each year.

2011-09-28 19:38:07

Scientists hope to find the safest and most energy-efficient way for earthquake survivors to cook.

2011-07-08 14:22:53

An estimated two billion people in the developing world heat and cook with a biomass fuel such as wood, but the practice exposes people — especially women — to large doses of small-particle air pollution, which can cause premature death and lung disease.

2011-05-07 00:00:29

Roberts will serve as “Global Ambassador” for the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves and discuss cookstoves with Secretary of State Clinton in her “Extraordinary Moms” special airing on the Oprah Winfrey Network Saturday, May 7 from 8–9:30 p.m.

2011-02-23 19:01:00

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Envirofit International (a global cookstoves business) and Shell Foundation (an international foundation) have joined forces with the US-based carbon finance business, C-Quest Capital, to kickstart a clean cookstoves industry in Nigeria.

2010-12-25 00:01:26

Cooking shouldn’t kill, but for many women and families around the world it does New York, NY (Vocus) December 23, 2010 The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves - a partnership of governments, non-profit organizations, United Nations agencies, and the private sector working together to create a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions - appeared on The Martha Stewart Show (12/22) to inform Stewart’s vast audience about the dangers posed by...

2010-11-10 12:30:00

Penn State University research presented at 2nd Pan-American/Iberian Meeting on Acoustics WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Montgomery, a graduate student at Pennsylvania State University, is helping design a better cook stove for people in developing countries.


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  • To play, gamble.
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  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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