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Study Finds Emissions From Widely Used Cookstoves Vary With Use
May 29, 2012
The smoke rising from a cookstove fills the air with the tantalizing aroma of dinner--and a cloud of pollutants and particles that threaten both health and the environment. How families in developing countries use their cookstoves has a big effect on emissions from those stoves, and laboratory emission tests don't accurately reflect real-world operations, according to a study by University of Illinois researchers.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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