Posted: Aug 29, 2017
Sector News
  This story was originally published by National Geographic By Michelle Nijhuis Photographs by Lynn Johnson On Easter Sunday morning, in the small town of San Antonio Aguas Calientes in central Guatemala, Elbia Pérez and he...
Posted: Aug 26, 2017
Sector News
  With 80% of its population still cooking with solid fuels and inefficient cookstoves, Ghana’s government is taking new steps to better understand the health impacts of household air pollution (HAP). The Alliance, in partnership with Be...
Posted: Aug 24, 2017
Sector News
  The Alliance officially launched a comprehensive set of activities to promote smoke-free kitchen communities in Nepal, where household air pollution (HAP) accounts for over 18,000 premature deaths each year. The project, ‘Maximizi...
Posted: Aug 24, 2017
Sector News
  Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) shows promise as a measure for assessing cardiovascular health benefits of clean cooking interventions, according to a study published in Environmental Health. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a wel...
Posted: Aug 07, 2017
Press Release
  NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY A recent study from North Carolina State University finds that advanced wood-burning stoves designed for use in the developing world can reduce air pollution more than anticipated, because gaseous emissions f...
Posted: Jul 25, 2017
Sector News
  Since the adoption of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015, the UN annually convenes the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF). This gathering brings UN agencies, member states, business leaders, and civil societ...
Posted: Jun 27, 2017
Partner Spotlight
  As the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide, the World Food Programme (WFP) is dedicated to achieving a Zero Hunger world by 2030. Under this vision, WFP’s Safe Access to Fuel and Energy (SAFE) initiative ...
Posted: Jun 27, 2017
Alliance News
  The Alliance has released the first Call for Concepts for its new grant facility – the Humanitarian Clean Cooking Fund (HCCF).  With support from the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad), HCCF will provide two grant...
Posted: Jun 20, 2017
Press Release
  In observance of World Refugee Day, the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves has announced the upcoming launch of its new grant facility the Humanitarian Clean Cooking Fund (HCCF).  With support from the Norwegian Agency for Development ...
Posted: Apr 26, 2017
Alliance News
  A new clean cooking program is working to improve public health in Nepal, where household air pollution (HAP) accounts for over 18,000 deaths each year. The program aims to combat this through a series of measures to promote smoke-free k...
Posted: Apr 22, 2017
Sector News
  A new book advocates for a more aggressive approach to address climate change. Drawdown, released this month by author and entrepreneur Paul Hawken, highlights some of the most pressing solutions – including clean cooking – to sig...
Posted: Mar 29, 2017
Sector News
  The African Climate Technology Center (ACTC) has the mission of supporting Sub-Saharan countries in scaling-up the adoption of clean technologies for adaptation and mitigation, through activities that include knowledge creation and ...
Posted: Mar 29, 2017
Partner Spotlight
  Since 2006, Washington, D.C.-based International Lifeline Fund has worked in refugee and IDP camps, emergency settings, and commercialized markets to enable sustainable access to fuel-efficient cooking technologies. Throughout this time, Life...
Posted: Mar 26, 2017
Sector News
  The Alliance and wPOWER hub co-hosted a panel discussion in coordination with UN Women’s 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) to highlight energy access as a key driver of gender equality. The event showcased the ...
Posted: Mar 23, 2017
Media Coverage
  To explore the ways people are working to address air pollution issues around the world, BBC recently hosted a special series called “So I Can Breathe.” The week of programming featured stories on a broad range of ongoing interven...

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