Clearing the air: clean-burning stoves could save millions of women’s lives in India

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Clearing the air: clean-burning stoves could save millions of women’s lives in India

An Indian startup's affordable, clean-burning stoves help clear the air pollution that kills millions per year, especially women Lurking beneath its towering factories and refineries, one of India’s most dangerous killers hides in nearly every home: the simple cookstove.  Across the country, hundreds of millions of mud furnaces and open fire pits fill kitchens with smoke and noxious carbon monoxide and black carbon fumes, adding to vast oceans of smog that, breath by breath, kill more people per year than malaria, HIV, and tuberculosis combined. Air pollution from cooking fires…

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