Jan Steckel discusses political economy research to understand the non-economic drivers of global coal transition.
Sied Hassen discusses experiments to understand willingness to pay for cookstoves and solar lights in Ethiopia.
Lunyu Xie discusses China’s plan to reduce household air pollution.
Carlos Chavez discusses the use of wood-burning stoves for home heating and policies to alleviate problems with indoor air pollution in Chile.
Rebecca Klege finds that female energy entrepreneurs are more successful than male entrepreneurs in Rwanda.
Prachi Singh finds a significant correlation between low weight and low height ratios and exposure to this pollution.
For years, the global development community has struggled over the problem of dirty burning cookstoves.
As Subhrendu Pattanayak and a group of researchers from Duke University navigate narrow catwalks high into the Annapurna mountain range in the Himalayas, they begin to understand first-hand the difficulties of establishing any set infrastructure in such difficult terrain.