Air Pollution

A woman in a shawl is picking up firewood to place into the stove next to her.

The Failed Quest for a Cleaner Cookstove

Charities have assumed for years that giving people better cookstoves would save lives. But there's a problem-people won't use them.
Gayathri Vaidyanathan
8 min read

How Outdated Cars Live On in a Smoggy Afterlife

Guatemala, like many developing countries, has serious air pollution issues driven by an influx of used vehicles from countries with tighter...
Martha Pskowski
8 min read

A Noxious Problem

Smog in cities and smoke in the home cause a huge range of short- and long-term health conditions. Why is the...
How We Get To Next
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A group of protesters stand beside a road in Edinburgh.

The Battle Over Europe’s Air

Air pollution is the leading environmental cause of premature death in Europe by far-the toll is more than ten times higher...
Corin Faife
7 min read

Tiny Victorian Biospheres Could Re-green the World’s Most Polluted Cities

Reviving the Victorian craze for tiny greenhouses could help fight air pollution.
Duncan Geere
2 min read