There are three things that together could seriously reduce the air pollution in Chile, only one gets passing mention in the article.
Strongly encouraging the burning of dry wood only would decrease air pollution as dry wood burns far more efficiently and cleanly. This could be done with enforcement against wood sellers but also a public information campaign making clear the benefits of burning dry wood (both in terms of efficiency so using less wood and the improvement in air quality). Such a campaign could also educate people of wood seasoning times and practices and keeping it dry.
Improving insulation would reduce the need for fuel of any type to be burnt.
Improving the wood stoves themselves could also help as there have been big improvements in the efficiency and clean burning of stoves vastly reducing their particulate emissions. Stoves sold in the UK now meet our clean air regulations when usidry wood.
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