In urbanising communities in sub-Saharan Africa, women cooking primarily with charcoal and wood had approximately 50% higher odds of likely depression than those cooking with gas.
Barbecued food has unique and often delicious flavors. A food chemist explains how the process of grilling over an open flame can produce flavors unattainable through other cooking methods.
Cooking with wood and charcoal can raise indoor air pollution to dangerous levels.
Combining evidence from archaeology, geochronology and paleoenvironmental science, researchers identified how ancient humans by Lake Malawi were the first to substantially modify their environment.
The COVID-19 pandemic risks reversing progress made to increase access to affordable, reliable and sustainable domestic energy sources in Kenya.
Attempts to formalise charcoal production have been largely unsuccessful.
Demand for charcoal continues to increase in Kenya, it’s vital that the sector is better governed
Different energy technologies should be explored in Ghana to enhance clean fuel use.
Kampala, like many other cities in sub-Saharan Africa, has a critical data gap on the scale and magnitude of air pollution.
Forests must improve communities’ livelihoods to rise as a sustainable management solution
The terror group uses the proceeds of criminal activity to support its political agenda.
The cleared land of Paraguay’s Chaco forest produces everyday products like charcoal and leather that are sold abroad to consumers who may never know the unsavory origins of their purchases.
There are some big misconceptions about the charcoal sector and its role in environmental damage.
Gas is cheaper, but charcoal continues to be the fuel of choice for most households in Mozambique’s capital.
Air pollution from burning firewood and charcoal is the fourth-biggest killer in many countries.
Climate change and overfishing have destroyed livelihoods, so many locals have been forced into the forest.
While it was previously thought that charcoal remained in the soil where it was formed, a new discovery has been made that…