In
8 Seconds Another Person Will Die


Nearly half the world's population uses cookstoves fueled by wood, animal waste, agricultural waste and coal. And 4 million people die every year from doing so.


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Clean Stoves Now

One death occurs every 8 seconds caused by the daily, necessary act of cooking food. The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, a United Nations Foundation led initiative, is working to prevent these deaths by bringing clean and efficient household cooking solutions to 100 million homes by 2020.

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Were you surprised to learn that one person dies every 8 seconds from exposure to cookstove smoke? If you were your friends will probably be too and just like you they'll want to help. Support The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves by sharing information about the risks cookstoves pose via social networks.