Women spend approximately 374 hours every year collecting firewood in India finds this new study released by Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves. It focuses on the gender impacts of clean cooking solutions in households as well as women's involvement in improved cookstoves markets, in India, Bangladesh and Nepal.

Debates on emissions and climate change are dominated by inter-country inequalities, usually ignoring within-country inequalities. In this paper, we address the question of carbon space sharing in India across different classes after economic reforms were introduced in 1991. We establish using household consumption surveys that the elites in India are major polluters both in an absolute sense as well as in per capita terms. We find that inter-class component of emissions now explains 28.5% of total inequality compared to a mere 2.5% in 1994 at the onset of market-oriented reforms.

Since the US Clean Air Act’s passage in the 1970s, there have been a steady stream of reports correlating exposure to air pollutants with a variety of health impacts.

MORE villagers in the country are expected to benefit from bio-energy plantations project initiated by Tanzania Forest Research Institute (TAFORI), with the aim of reducing pressure on natural fore

Eighty four-year-old Kalekye Kyundua has depended on firewood for domestic use in her lifetime.

Presentation by Dr. Sarath Guttikunda of UrbanEmissions.Info at Anil Agarwal Dialogue 2015: Poor in climate change, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, March 11 – 12, 2015.

Presentation by Damodar Bachani of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare at the Anil Agarwal Dialogue 2015: Poor in climate change, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, March 11 – 12, 2015.

Presentation by Satish B Agnihotri at the Anil Agarwal Dialogue 2015: Poor in climate change, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, March 11 – 12, 2015.

Presentation by Nivit Kumar Yadav of Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) at the Anil Agarwal Dialogue 2015: Poor in climate change, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, March 11 – 12, 2015.

Presentation by Dr. Mukesh Sharma & Umed Paliwal of Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur at Anil Agarwal Dialogue 2015: Poor in climate change, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, March 11 – 12, 2015.

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