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Black Carbon Emissions from Kerosene Lamps

Black Carbon Emissions from Kerosene Lamps

Potential for a New CCAC Initiative
Although action is already being taken to transition from kerosene lamps to modern, clean lighting alternatives, more work is needed.

This policy brief contains recommendations for action from the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) that would enhance existing efforts and achieve more rapid black carbon reductions and climate benefits. The policy brief is available for download.


Citation

Tedsen, Elizbeth 2013: Black Carbon Emissions from Kerosene Lamps. Potential for a new CCAC Initiative, Berlin: Ecologic Institute.

Language
English
Funding
Publisher
Year
2013
Dimension
8 pp.
Project ID
2516
Table of Contents

Why black carbon and kerosene lamps?
Important co-benefits for health and development
Target regions
Existing landscape

  • Lighting and energy initiatives
  • Market growth and development

What could the CCAC do?
Conclusions and next steps

 

Keywords
climate change, energy, black carbon, SLCP, lighting, solar, health, development, CCAC, Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia