Not-yet-fossil fuel

Chege, Nancy
September 1993
World Watch;Sep/Oct93, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p8
Discusses the effects of the misconception that fuelwood scarcity drives deforestation. Firewood demand as a minor cause; Forest clear cutting as the main perpetrator; Problem as undermining the well-being of Third World people; Spread of the fuelwood problem from the rural to the cities; Dependence on fuelwood as a challenge to economic sustainability and a threat to Third World health; Search for alternatives to fuelwood and its charcoal derivative.


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