Clean Cookstoves - Because cooking shouldn't kill

Last Modified: Fri Apr 15 2016 17:14:17 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 3 billion
    or so people rely on open fires and simple stoves that burn solid fuels like wood, animal dung, and coal to cook their food.
  • 4.3 million
    people die prematurely every year from illnesses attributable to household air pollution caused by cooking with solid fuels.
  • 25%
    or so of black carbon emissions come from burning solid fuels for household energy needs.
  • $123 billion
    in annual costs to health, environment, and economies in the developing world are due to the use of solid fuels for cooking.