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Traffic pollution linked to severe asthma attacks
...2 is common but the main sources indoors are //gas stoves
and, outdoors, traffic pollution. With up to 150 million people worldwide suffering from asthma and cases expected to rise by 50 percent every 10 years, the findings could have important public health implications. These effects are occurring at lev...
Cooking with unflued stove can cause cataract
...own that the use of solid fuel in unflued// indoor stoves
is associated with increased risk of developing ca...he association between cooking with unflued indoor stoves
and development of cataract. A hospital-based study conducted on the Nepal–India border included 2...
Smoke From Cooking Fuels Cause A Significant Number Of Death Worldwide
...coal and other solid fuels on open fires or simple stoves
kills more children under the age of 5 than malaria or AIDS. The analysis by organization suggests that a $13 billion annual investment would have an annual payback of $91 billion as a result of less time lost to illness and collecting fuel. ...
Coal Stoves May Be Banned In 3 Himachal Towns
After Shimla, use of coal heating stoves
and fireplaces are likely to be banned from three ...ll stations of Himachal Pradesh. // Heating coal stoves
and fireplaces were banned in Shimla some eight years ago by the state government cleaning the town'...
China Introduces Solar-powered Baths
...ve to inefficient and polluting gas stoves. The stoves
rely on the burning of low-quality briquette that contains sulfur dioxide and other poisonous elements, which can harm human health and environment. A solar energy bathing scheme set up by the Shandong-based Huangming Solar Energy Group and Yijiane...
"Alarming" Malnutrition Among Kenya Refugees: UN Agencies
...ential commodities such as firewood, energy saving stoves
and soap." Otherwise, refugees were being forced to sell their food to meet the need for these items, it warned. The Kenyan government does not allow refugees to find employment outside the camps, to cultivate land or graze livestock, leaving the...