Resource efficiency in Lao PDR industry: guidelines for a sustainable industrial development
Industrial activity in Lao PDR has been a driver of…
Globally, 2.8 billion people cook with biomass fuel, with devastating health and environmental consequences. Switching to clean fuels is hampered by ‘fuel stacking’ (the reliance on multiple fuels and stoves).
This research identified drivers of fuel stacking and categorized them according to a behavioural model (COM-B). ‘Physical Opportunities’ provided by the built environment accounted for 82% of drivers. This information can help policymakers choose policies that address these issues.
Read the full paper by University College London researchers in Nature here: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41560-022-01074-x/
Perros, T., Allison, A.L., Tomei, J. et al. (2022) Behavioural factors that drive stacking with traditional cooking fuels using the COM-B model. Nat Energy 7, 886–898.