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Smoke from biomass and its effects on infants

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Smoke from biomass and its effects on infants
Authors (non HEDON members)
Nigel Bruce
Abstract
A century ago, biofuels (wood, dung and crop residues) provided the great majority of household energy worldwide. With the advent of fuels such as oil and gas, and the more widespread availability of electricity, the share of household energy from bio-fuels has fallen to around 15%. However, this small percentage hides the fact that around half of the world's population (rising to three-quarters of people in developing countries) still rely on bio-mass energy...
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40
Title in French
Emissions de fumée et effets sur la santé de l'enfant
Abstract in French
L'auteur souligne que les émissions de fumée dues à l'utilisation des bio combustibles sont élevées et portent atteinte à la santé de la femme et de l'enfant Dans cet article, l'auteur identifie les moyens afin de réduire ces risques. Les dimensions sociale, économique et environnementale doivent être prises en considération afin de promouvoir des solutions durables.
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Health
Keywords
Biomass    Smoke    Health    OpenFires    BoilingPoint40    Infants    Children   

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