Meet a 2015-er: Richard Fuller

"I think if you add up the number of deaths from air pollution, contaminated sites, and sanitation - these are the three main types of pollution - the total number is 8.9 million...a year. That means one in every seven  people who died, died from exposure to s...

Map of the Day: Africa’s Health-Environment Nexus

The United Nations Environment Program released a new report on the links between environment and health in Africa. This is a crucial connection to probe: diahhrea, malaria and respiratory infections account for about 60% of the disease burden in Africa, and these three issues are as much environmental as health issues

Happy Birthday, Clean Cookstove Alliance

The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves celebrated its one year anniversary yesterday at a packed reception in mid-town Manhattan.  There were lots of notables in the room, but the real stars were the cookstoves. (Pictures)

Arctic Council Meeting and Cook Stoves

Representatives from Arctic countries are meeting this week in Greenland in the annual meeting of the Arctic Council. And, for the first time, an American Secretary State will represent American interests at the meeting.

Creating Markets for Clean Cookstoves

If you have ever visited a rural community in the developing world, one of first olfactory sensations to hit you is that burning smell. Tracing it will more often than not take you indoors, where a woman is tending to her cookstove.