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World Bank Urges Cleaner Stoves to Save Lives, Fight Global Warming

Simple measures to reduce pollution from cooking stoves in developing nations could save a million lives a year and help slow global warming, a World Bank study showed on Monday.   Tighter restrictions on diesel emissions, for instance from car exhausts, could also avert 340,000 premature deaths annually by reining in soot and other heat-trapping pollutants that are also stoking climate change, the report claimed.   The study called for tough limits on pollution from methane and ...

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