Gautam N. Yadama

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We examine if social and economic factors, fuelwood availability, market and media access are associated with owning a modified stove and variation in household emissions from biomass combustion, a significant environmental and health concern in rural India. We analyze cross-sectional household socio-economic data, and PM(2.5) and particulate surface area(More)
BACKGROUND More than 3 billion of the world's population are affected by household air pollution from relying on unprocessed solid fuels for heating and cooking. Household air pollution is harmful to human health, climate, and environment. Sustained uptake and use of cleaner cooking technologies and fuels are proposed as solutions to this problem. In this(More)
 Households in rural India depend on traditional fuels – primarily fuelwood-for meeting their daily energy needs.  Fuelwood combustion creates emissions that pose a significant threat to human health and ecological wellbeing.  In times of scarcity, fuelwood dependence can cause inefficiencies in household economy.  Foundation for Ecological Security(More)
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