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  1. Patterns of Stove Usage after Introduction of an Advanced Cookstove: The Long-Term Application of Household Sensors

    Pillarisetti A, Vaswani M, Jack D, Balakrishnan K, Bates MN, Arora NK, Smith KR. Patterns of Stove Usage after Introduction of an Advanced Cookstove: The Long-Term Application of Household Sensors. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2014. Article ASAP.
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  2. Associations of Respiratory Symptoms and Lung Function with Measured Carbon Monoxide Concentrations among Nonsmoking Women Exposed to Household Air Pollution: The RESPIRE Trial, Guatemala

    Pope D, Diaz E, Smith-Sivertsen T, Lie RT, Bakke P, Balmes JR, Smith KR, Bruce NG. Associations of Respiratory Symptoms and Lung Function with Measured Carbon Monoxide Concentrations among Nonsmoking Women Exposed to Household Air Pollution: The RESPIRE Trial, Guatemala. Environmental Health Perspectives (2014),

    http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1408200

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  3. Indoor air quality guidelines: household fuel combustion

    Indoor air quality guidelines: household fuel combustion; World Health Organization: Geneva, Switzerland. 2014.
    For more information, visit: http://www.who.int/indoorair/guidelines/hhfc/en/
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  4. Making the clean available: Escaping India’s Chula Trap

    Smith KR, Sagar A. Making the clean available: Escaping India’s Chulha Trap, Energy Policy, Volume 75, December 2014, Pages 410-414, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2014.09.024.
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  5. IPCC 2014 WGII Chapter 11 – Human health: impacts, adaptation, and co-benefits.

    Smith, K.R., A. Woodward, D. Campbell-Lendrum, D.D. Chadee, Y. Honda, Q. Liu, J.M. Olwoch, B. Revich, and R. Sauerborn, 2014: Human health: impacts, adaptation, and co-benefits. In: Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Part A: Global and Sectoral Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA, pp. 709-754.

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  6. Health risks of climate change: act now or pay later

    Haines A, Ebi KL, Smith KR, Woodward A. Health risks of climate change: act now or pay later. Lancet 9948: 1073-1075. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61659-7

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  7. Household Cooking with Solid Fuels Contributes to Ambient PM2.5 Air Pollution and the Burden of Disease

    Chafe ZA, Brauer M, Klimont Z, Van Dingenen R, Mehta S, Rao S, Riahi K, Dentener F, Smith KR. 2014. Household cooking with solid fuels contributes to ambient PM2.5 air pollution and the burden of disease. Environ Health Perspect 122:1314–1320; http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1206340

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  8. In Praise of Power

    Smith KR. In Praise of Power. Science 345 (6197), 603, doi:10.1126/science.1259026, 8 August 2014.

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  9. Human urinary mutagenicity after wood smoke exposure during traditional temazcal use.

    Long AS, Lemieux CL, Yousefi P, Ruiz-Mercado I, Lam NL, Orellana CR, White PA, Smith KR, Holland N. Human urinary mutagenicity after wood smoke exposure during traditional temazcal use. Advance Access Mutagenesis. dii:10.1093/mutage/geu025

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  10. Nature Correspondance | Cookstoves: Clean up fuel on two fronts

    Smith KR. Cookstoves: Clean up fuel on two fronts. Correspondance. Nature 511, 7507 (2014). doi:10.1038/511031c

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