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Clean Cookstoves Get a Global Boost

Indoor air pollution, a health problem that's bigger than HIV, tuberculosis or malaria, is getting a $413 million boost. The pollution comes mainly from smoky cook fires and kills an estimated 4 million people each year, mostly women and children. It's also a major environmental problem. Collecting wood for cooking fires is a leading cause of deforestation. And the gases and soot produced from inefficient burning pollute the air and contribute to climate change. And the...

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