Emissions Related to Cooking and Heating

Debbie Jarvis*

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOccupational and Environmental Lung Diseases
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9780470515945
Publication statusPublished - 13 Aug 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Biomass, remaining a dominant indoor fuel source
  • Combustion of fossil fuels and biomass in home - gases as nitrogen dioxide, carbon monoxide, particles
  • Emissions related to cooking and heating
  • Gas cooking and gas heating appliances - health effects of use
  • Nitrous acid (HONO), present as a gas - in indoor and outdoor air
  • Pollutants, from fossil fuel combustion - present in outdoor air
  • Respiratory health effects of fuels - for heating and cooking, highlighting areas of certainty and areas of doubt
  • Respiratory morbidity, and use of gas appliances and levels of indoor nitrogen dioxide
  • Socio-economically disadvantaged people - at risk from harmful effects of indoor combustion processes
  • Use of gas for cooking, increasing only average kitchen level of nitrogen dioxide

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