Many of us turned into amateur chefs after spending a year inside our homes. But we have been oblivious to how harmful the cookstoves we use to cook are to the environment. Household air pollution is responsible for 4.5% of the total disease burden, commonly known as the number of years lost due to ill-health. Yet, this hardly makes it to headlines as one of the most important causes of air pollution.

However, good news seems to be on the way as a team from IIT-Guwahati has recently developed the ‘Porous Radiant Burner’ cookstove. The stove is embedded with an advanced combustion technology known as ‘Porous Media Combustion’ and can accommodate fuels like LPG, Biogas and Kerosene.

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