05 Dec 2012, Posted by admin in READ, 0 Comments
“Making dinner shouldn’t be fatal. But four million people in the developing world die each year from illnesses linked to smoke spewing out of crude stoves — a scourge that has frustrated experts for decades.”
When it’s time to change history: When traditional cooking techniques like open-fire stoves are fatal to millions. Ingfei Chen explores the issues and solutions, including the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, a nonprofit saving lives in Bangladesh, China, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and Uganda. Get more in the December issue of Smithsonian Magazine.