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Technology Measuring the Effectiveness of Clean Cooking Solutions

Did you know that burning fuel for cooking contributes significantly to the climate crisis? Roughly one third of the world’s population relies on dangerous and polluting biomass stoves and fires to cook their daily meals, sending 120 megatons of climate pollutants into the atmosphere each year, according to the Clean Cooking Alliance. Additionally, 4 million people die every year from inhaling the smoke from cooking, and these same vulnerable populations are set to be the first to face the worst impacts of climate change. We know that these households must be provided with clean energy and clean cookstoves, but because…
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Ishita Jain is the Impact Manager at the Autodesk Foundation responsible for measuring the social & environmental impact of the Foundation’s global work across three focus areas; health and resilience, energy and materials, and work and prosperity and establishing best practices around impact management.
Megan Bomba is the Senior Program Manager for Clean Cooking at Nexleaf Analytics. Megan manages the operations, planning, and coordination required to achieve Nexleaf’s goals of bringing more robust data to the clean cooking sector in order to understand the most efficient path to a successful clean energy transition. Megan ... Read more
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