Wood-fired stoves fuel city pollution

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A team of researchers from Kings has found that burning wood generates particulates that can trigger heart attacks and lung complaints, as well as causing long term damage to health. The lead researcher, Dr Gary Fuller, Environmental Research Group, said: 'Although the apparent carbon neutrality of wood-burning may make it appear environmentally friendly there is growing evidence of adverse health effects from wood smoke.'
Period14 Dec 2014
Held atThe Sunday Times