Improved biomass cookstoves have been promoted as important intermediate technologies to reduce fuelwood consumption and possibly cut household air pollution in low-income countries.

This paper presents the three-year impacts of an improved biomass cookstove on child and adult health in rural Ethiopia.

Hyderabad: Women exposed to higher air pollution levels are more at risk of hypertension, says a recent study. The study covered 5,531 adults from 28 peri-urban villages near Hyderabad.

Do ensure to vacuum your beautiful couches and curtains regularly. Use wet mops as it helps reducing the fine dust.

What is the single largest source of air pollution exposure in India? You would be perhaps surprised to find that the answer, with a near consensus in the published scientific literature, is neither transportation nor stubble burning.

A new report released by the Health Effects Institute synthesizing nine research and policy studies conducted in Ghana finds that household air pollution is a significant contributor to fine particle outdoor air pollution in Ghana.

The objectives of this study were to characterize the emissions of indoor air pollutants from the burning of mosquito coils and cigarettes using a closed environmental chamber, to compare air pollutant emissions from different types of mosquito coils and cigarettes, which are popular in Indian market; to quantify emissions from burning of mosquito coils and cigarettes with respect to particulate matter (PM0.25, PM1.0, PM2.5, and PM10) and metals.

Green roofs -- roofs that are planted with vegetation -- may improve the indoor air quality of commercial buildings by cutting the amount of ozone coming into the buildings from the outside, accord

Study recommends that the scheme should move beyond benefits for women alone to change household behaviour

A transition away from the use of fuelwood and charcoal for cooking can prevent hundreds of thousands of premature deaths caused by household air pollution.

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