Wood fuel transitions and their impact on tropical ecosystems
Dr C Ryan
10 January 2019
full details here. https://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/e4-dtp/project/pdf/127. About 3 billion people use wood fuels to meet their energy needs, and this accounts for more than half the global wood harvest.
Wood burning in the West Midlands: impact on air quality and health
Dr Z Shi, Prof R Harrison, Dr X Cai
21 January 2019
World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that air pollution is associated with 7 million premature deaths per year globally. In the UK, air pollution causes 40,000 premature deaths (Royal College of Physicians, 2016) and costs the economy £20 bn per year.