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Stove used for cooking and heating in a Mongolian Ger

Stoves are the source of major winter pollution, spreading thick, toxic smog from thousands of stoves 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


The World Bank has introduced more efficient stoves that burn much less coal (three tons per year rather than five), and is now developing a clean air project.


Read more at eapblog.worldbank.org


(Photo by Dave Lawrence)

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Taken on July 7, 2009