Household and ambient air pollution in South Asia Region

Around 3 billion people still heat their homes and cook using solid fuels (that is, using wood, crop wastes, charcoal, coal or dung) in open fires and leaky stoves. The use of such inefficient fuels and technologies leads to high levels of household air pollution. In 2012, such household air pollution caused 4.3 million deathsContinue reading “Household and ambient air pollution in South Asia Region”

Silver Cities: Sustainable Development & Oldpreneurs

Institute of Public Policy Research’s 2014 Report on Silver Cities talks about the impact of two great global trends upon developed economies: urbanisation and demographic ageing. With falling birth rates and most people living longer and healthier lives than previous generations did, population ageing is now the dominant demographic trend in advanced economies. While differentContinue reading “Silver Cities: Sustainable Development & Oldpreneurs”