The Lancet Commission on pollution and health

Landrigan P, et al. (including Smith KR), Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health, The Lancet, Published online Oct 19, 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32345-0 

Injury Prevention and Environmental Health: Key Messages from Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition

Mock CN, Smith KR, Kobusingye O, Nugent R, and authors of the Injury Prevention & Environmental Health Volume. 2017. Injury Prevention and Environmental Health: Key Messages from Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition. In C. Mock, O. Kobusingye, R. Nugent, K. R. Smith (Eds.), Injury Prevention & Environmental Health, Disease Control Priorities, third edition, volume 7. Washington, DC: World Bank. 

Trends in Morbidity and Mortality Attributable to Injuries and Selected Environmental Hazards

Watkins DA, Dabestani N, Mock CN, Cullen MR, Smith KR, Nugent R. 2017. Trends in Morbidity and Mortality Attributable to Injuries and Selected Environmental Hazards. In C. Mock, O. Kobusingye, R. Nugent, K. R. Smith (Eds.), Injury Prevention & Environmental Health, Disease Control Priorities, third edition, volume 7. Washington, DC: World Bank. 

Household Air Pollution from Solid Cookfuels and Health

Smith KR, Pillarisetti A. 2017. Household Air Pollution from Solid Cookfuels and Health. In C. Mock, O. Kobusingye, R. Nugent, K. R. Smith (Eds.), Injury Prevention & Environmental Health, Disease Control Priorities, third edition, volume 7. Washington, DC: World Bank. 

The Impact of Household Energy Interventions on Health and Finances in Haryana, India: An Extended Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

Pillarisetti A, Jamison D, Smith KR. 2017. The Impact of Household Energy Interventions on Health and Finances in Haryana, India: An Extended Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. In C. Mock, O. Kobusingye, R. Nugent, K. R. Smith (Eds.), Injury Prevention & Environmental Health, Disease Control Priorities, third edition, volume 7. Washington, DC: World Bank.
Supporting Information [PDF].

Health assessment of future PM2.5 exposures from indoor, outdoor, and secondhand tobacco smoke concentrations under alternative policy pathways in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Hill LD, Edwards R, Turner JR, Argo YD, Olkhanud PB, Odsuren M, Guttikunda S, Ochir C, Smith KR. (2017) Health assessment of future PM2.5 exposures from indoor, outdoor, and secondhand tobacco smoke concentrations under alternative policy pathways in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. PLoS ONE 12(10): e0186834, doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0186834

 

The Indian LPG Programmes: Globally Pioneering Initiatives

Kirk R. Smith, The Indian LPG Programmes: Globally Pioneering Initiatives, Chapter 5 in Bibek Debroy & Ashok Malik, eds, India@70; Modi@3.5, Wisdom Tree, New Delhi, 2017, 211 pp.

Molecular Composition of Particulate Matter Emissions from Dung and Brushwood Burning in Household Cookstoves in Haryana, India

Lauren T. Fleming, Peng Lin, Alexander Laskin, Julia Laskin, Robert Weltman, Rufus D. Edwards, Narendra K. Arora, Ankit Yadav, Simone Meinardi, Donald R. Blake, Ajay Pillarisetti, Kirk 5 R. Smith, Sergey A. Nizkorodov,  Molecular Composition of Particulate Matter Emissions from Dung and Brushwood Burning in Household Cookstoves in Haryana, IndiaAtmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 2017, doi.org/10.5194/acp-2017-784

Supporting Information Supplement

 

Small, Smart, Fast, and Cheap: Microchip-Based Sensors to Estimate Air Pollution Exposures in Rural Households

Ajay Pillarisetti, Tracy Allen, Ilse Ruiz-Mercado, Rufus Edwards, Zohir Chowdhury, Charity Garland, L. Drew Hill, Michael Johnson, Charles D. Litton, Nicholas L. Lam, David Pennise, and Kirk R. Smith. Small, Smart, Fast, and Cheap: Microchip-Based Sensors to Estimate Air Pollution.  Sensors 17, 18792017,doi:10.3390/s17081879

 

The impact of household cooking and heating with solid fuels on ambient PM2.5 in peri-urban Beijing

Jiawen Liao, Anna Zimmerman Jin, Zoe A. Chafe, Ajay Pillarisetti, Tao Yu, Ming Shan, Xudong Yang, Haixi Li, Guangqing Liu, Kirk R. Smith. The impact of household cooking and heating with solid fuels on ambient PM2.5 in peri-urban Beijing. Atmospheric Environment 165:62-722017.  

 

 

Why both gas and biomass are needed today to address the solid fuel cooking problem in India: A challenge to the biomass stove community

Air quality, health, and climate implications of China’s synthetic natural gas development

Qin Y, Wagner F, Scovronick N, Peng W, Yang J, Zhu T, Smith KR, Mauzerall DL. Air quality, health, and climate implications of China’s synthetic natural gas developmentProc Nat Acad of Sci. March 2017. www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1703167114 

Liquefied Petroleum Gas as a Clean Cooking Fuel for Developing Countries: Implications for Climate, Forests, and Affordability

Bruce NG, Aunan K, Rehfuess EA, Liquefied Petroleum Gas as a Clean Cooking Fuel for Developing Countries: Implications for Climate, Forests, and Affordability, Materials on Development Financing, No. 7,  March 2017, KfW Development Bank, Frankfurt, Germany.

Probe-based measurements of moisture in dung fuel for emissions measurements

Gautam S, Edwards R, Yada A, Weltman R, Pillarisetti A, Arora NK, Smith KR, 2016, Probe-based measurements of moisture in dung fuel for emissions measurementEnergy for Sustainable Development, 35(Dec):1-6.

The Last Summer Olympics? Climate Change, Health, and Work Outdoors

Smith KR, Woodward A, Lemke B, Otto M, Chang CJ, Mance AA, Balmes J, Kjellstrom T,  2016 (Aug 13). "The Last Summer Olympics?  Climate Change, Health, and Work Outdoors" The Lancet 388: 642-644. 

The article was also featured on the Berkeley News homepage on August 11, 2016 in an article entitled "Warming world may put most cities off limits for summer Olympics." Professor Smith was interviewed by Amy Goodman at Democracy Now on August 24, 2016. Video of the interview and a transcript can be viewed here

 

India Leads the Way: A Health-Centered Strategy for Air Pollution

Sagar AD, Balakrishnan K, Chowdhury A, Guttikunda S, Smith KR, 2016, India leads the way: A health-centered strategy for air pollutionEnviron Health Perspect 124(7): A116-117.

 

Air pollutant emissions from Chinese households: A major and underappreciated ambient pollution source

Liu J, Mauzerall DL, Chen Q, Zhang Q, Song Y, Peng W, Klimont Z, Qiu X, Zhang S, Hu M, Smith KR, Zhu T.  Air pollutant emissions from Chinese households: A major and underappreciated ambient pollution source. Proc Nat Acad of Sci June 2016 www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1604537113

Liu et al. Supporting Information 

www.pnas.org/lookup/suppl/doi:10.1073/pnas.1604537113/-/DCSupplemental.

 

1987, Biofuels, Air Pollution, and Health: A Global Review, Kirk R. Smith

“Nearly 3 decades after publication of the first and still, I believe, only book laying out the major issues around what we now call household air pollution, it is available for download in pdf.   It started to address most all of the issues we still struggle with except, perhaps, the climate angle, which I am coming to think in any case is a bit of a red herring even though we also introduced the concept of what is now called 'co-benefits' and made the first measurements in the early 1990s.    Unfortunately, however, unthinking application of climate concerns now operates as a deterrent in some quarters to embracing truly clean cookfuel alternatives that have so much benefit to offer the very poorest populations.

Note, I have long stopped using the term 'biofuels' to mean biomass fuels, since biofuels now have come to mean liquid and gaseous fuels made from biomass in most of the world’s literature.  Continued use of 'biofuel' by some in our community now serves to confuse things I am afraid:  biomass fuel is a perfectly reasonable term and nicely parallel to fossil fuel."

 -K.R. Smith-

Modern Perspectives in Energy, (originally published by Plenum, which was purchased by) Springer

1987, Biofuels, Air Pollution, and HealthA Global Review, Kirk R. Smith

ISBN: 978-1-4612-8231-0 (Print) 978-1-4613-0891-1 (Online) 

The Climate Change Challenge and Barriers to the Exercise of Foresight Intelligence

Ross L, Arrow K, Cialdini R, Diamond-Smith N, Diamond J, Dunne J, Feldman M, Horn R, Kennedy D, Murphy C, Pirages D, Smith K, York R, Ehrlich P.  The Climate Change Challenge and Barriers to the Exercise of Foresight Intelligence Bioscience April 13, 2016.  E-Pub ahead of print. doi:10.1093/biosci/biw025

Kerosene subsidies for household lighting in India: what are the impacts?

Lam NL, Pachauri S, Purohit P, Nagai Y, Bates MN, Cameron C, Smith KR.  Kerosene subsidies for household lighting in India: what are the impacts? Environ Res Lett 2016 11(4), 044014. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/11/4/044014

Lam NL, Pachauri S, Purohit P, Nagai Y, Bates MN, Cameron C, Smith KR.  Supporting Information: Supporting Information: Kerosene Subsidies for Household Lighting in India: What are the Impacts?