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Indoor Air Pollution (Kirk Smith)

Indoor Air Pollution

Kirk R. Smith (1999). Pollution Management in Focus Discussion Note no.4, The World Bank, Washington DC

Indoor air pollution caused by burning such traditional fuels as wood, crop residues, and dung is responsible for a significant part of country and global disease burdens. This note reviews the evidence on health effects from indoor air pollution in developing countries, looking in detail at India. It outlines possible solutions and concludes that the only feasible long-term remedy is improved access to cleaner modern energy.

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