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National Geographic News: Protecting Health and the Planet with Clean Cookstoves

This article is part of a special series that explores energy issues, it looks at how the carbon market helped boost a Gold Standard certified cookstove project based in Ghana.

“Josephine Adzrolo sat on a stool in front of her mud-brick home, stirring banku, a fermented paste of corn and cassava served with soup or okra stew. She heated the traditional mixture using a typical cooking fuel—charcoal—an energy source linked to serious global health risk.”

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