Measurements and Modeling for Quantifying Air Quality and Climatic Impacts of Residential Biomass or Coal Combustion for Cooking, Heating, and Lighting

EPA awarded six grants to research cleaner technologies and fuels for cooking, lighting and heating homes. This research will provide understanding of how effective cleaner burning methods are in protecting air quality and slowing climate change.

Request for Applications closing date: June 19, 2012

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Identifier Abstract Principal Investigator Institution Grant Amount PROJECT PERIOD Project Start Date Project End Date Extended End Date State
1 R835421
Experimental Interventions to Facilitate Clean Cookstove Adoption, Promote Clean Indoor Air, and Mitigate Climate Change Bailis, Robert
Chandar, Mamta
Zerriffi, Hisham
Unger, Nadine
Talashery, Pradeep
Marshall, Julian D.
Grieshop, Andrew P
Dwivedi, Puneet  
Stockholm Environment Institute, Stockholm Environmental Institute, Yale University, Jagriti, North Carolina State University, SAMUHA, University of British Columbia, University of Exeter, University of Georgia, University of Minnesota $1,499,985   September 01, 2015 -
August 31, 2018
(Extended to September 30, 2019)  
September 01, 2015   August 31, 2018  
September 30, 2019  
2 R835422
Improving Air Quality, Health and the Environment Through Household Energy Interventions in the Tibetan Plateau Baumgartner, Jill
Ezzati, Majid
Yang, Xudong
Wiedinmyer, Christine
Schauer, James J.
Paradis, Gilles  
University of Minnesota, Imperial College, London, McGill University, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Tsinghua University, University of Wisconsin Madison $1,489,361   September 01, 2013 -
August 31, 2016
(Extended to August 31, 2018)  
September 01, 2013   August 31, 2016  
August 31, 2018  
3 R835423
A Global Map of Feasible Residential Solutions, Emphasizing Stoves with Space Heating Uses Bond, Tami C.
Bauer, Susanne
Princevac, Marko
Masera, Omar
Francisco, Paul W
Edwards, Rufus D.  
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Columbia University in the City of New York, University of California - Irvine, University of California - Riverside $1,499,998   March 01, 2014 -
February 28, 2017
(Extended to February 28, 2019)  
March 01, 2014   February 28, 2017  
February 28, 2019  
4 R835424
How will cleaner cooking and lighting practices impact regional air quality and climate in the Sahel of Africa? Hannigan, Michael P.
Dickinson, Katie
Wiedinmyer, Christine
Oduro, Abraham
Monaghan, Andrew
Hayden, Mary
Dukic, Vanja  
University of Colorado at Boulder, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Navrongo Health Research Center $1,500,000   June 01, 2014 -
May 31, 2017
(Extended to December 31, 2018)  
June 01, 2014   May 31, 2017  
December 31, 2018  
5 R835425
Impacts of Household Sources on Outdoor Pollution at Village and Regional Scales in India Smith, Kirk R.
Arora, Narendra
Seinfeld, John
Edwards, Rufus D.
Bond, Tami C.  
University of California - Berkeley, California Institute of Technology, The INCLEN trust, University of California - Irvine $1,495,454   April 01, 2014 -
March 31, 2017
(Extended to March 31, 2019)  
April 01, 2014   March 31, 2017  
March 31, 2019  
6 R835438
Quantifying the Climate, Air Quality and Health Benefits of Improved Cookstoves: An Integrated Laboratory, Field and Modeling Study Volckens, John
DeFoort, Morgan
Robinson, Allen
Pierce, Jeffrey
Peel, Jennifer
Johnson, Michael  
Colorado State University, Berkeley Air Monitoring Group, Carnegie Mellon University $1,520,000   September 01, 2013 -
August 31, 2016
(Extended to August 31, 2017)  
September 01, 2013   August 31, 2016  
August 31, 2017  

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