Science & Technology

    Mongolia Fights Air-Polluting Coal Stovesi
    X
    George Putic
    February 27, 2016 12:28 AM
    According to a 2016 report by the World Health Organization, nearly 4 million people worldwide, many of them young children, die prematurely because of indoor smoke inhalation. Yet many people around the world still use coal- or wood-burning stoves for cooking and heating. One country particularly hard hit is Mongolia. VOA’s George Putic reports.

    Mongolia Fights Air-Polluting Coal Stoves

    George Putic

    Published February 26, 2016

    According to a 2016 report by the World Health Organization, nearly 4 million people worldwide, many of them young children, die prematurely because of indoor smoke inhalation. Yet many people around the world still use coal- or wood-burning stoves for cooking and heating. One country particularly hard hit is Mongolia. VOA’s George Putic reports.


    You May Like

    UN Observes International Day of Peacekeepers

    The U.N. honors 3,400 peacekeepers killed since first mission in 1948

    Video Rolling Thunder Tribute to US Military Turns into a Trump Rally

    Half-million motorcycles are expected to rumble Sunday afternoon from Pentagon to Vietnam War Memorial for rally in event group calls Ride for Freedom

    The Struggle With Painkillers: Treating Pain Without Feeding Addiction

    'Wonder drug' pain medications have turned out to be major problem: not only do they run high risk of addicting the user, but they can actually make patients' chronic pain worse, US CDC says