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Should wood burners be made illegal?

John Sodeau, Emeritus professor of Chemistry at the Centre for Research into Atmospheric Chemistry at UCC joined the show to talk about why he believes that burning tinder should be made illegal, and how wood burning stoves are apparently toxic to the environment and human health

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13.12 9 Sep 2019


Should wood burners be made illegal?


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13.12 9 Sep 2019


Officials have urged the government to put a stop to stoves in submissions to a consultation into the new air pollution programme. John Sodeau, Emeritus professor of Chemistry at the Centre for Research into Atmospheric Chemistry at UCC was one such submitter,  and he joined the show to talk about why the emissions from peat and wood burning stoves are apparently toxic to both the environment and human health.


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Air Pollution Environment Environmentalism Health Kieran Cuddihy Newstalk Newstalk Breakfast Science Shane Coleman Tinder Wood Burners

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