Beatrice Spadacini

Beatrice is the Director of Communications at the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves. Launched in 2010 with the support of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (Alliance) is a public-private partnership that seeks to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women, and combat climate change by creating a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions.

By Beatrice Spadacini


How to Save Lives and Lower Fuel Consumption: Clean Cookstoves

Exposure to smoke from traditional cookstoves and open fires – the primary means of cooking and heating for nearly 3 billion people in the developing world – causes 2 million premature deaths annually, with women and children the most affected.