2011 Nov. 25: Belgium: Black carbon targeted in pollution fight

2011 Nov. 25: United Nations in Belgium: Black carbon targeted in pollution fight
Financial Times
By Charles Batchelor Black carbon, or soot, the result of the incomplete burning of fossil fuels in car diesel engines and developing world cooking stoves, is the second largest contributor to global warming after carbon dioxide (CO2).
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UN takes on black carbon in attempt to slow climate change
Business Green
Shifting from traditional biomass cookstoves to more efficient fan-assisted ovens, or stoves fuelled by Liquefied Petroleum Gas or biogas, is one of 16 low-cost measures the body suggests could help slash levels of harmful ‘black carbon‘ particles.
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Cost-effective actions to cut black carbon, methane and ground level ozone
CisionWire (press release)
Half of black carbon and methane emission reductions will save money or be low cost. A package of 16 measures could, if fully implemented across the globe, save close to 2.5 million lives a year; avoid crop losses amounting to 32 million tonnes
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