Energy and the Poor - Black Carbon in Developing Nations

An activity focusing on black carbon. This activity explores the impacts of the use of wood, dung, and charcoal for fuel, all which generate black carbon, in developing countries.

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Anne Hall
Environmental Studies at Emory University
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Activity on Albedo could supplement the activity to ensure a better understanding of the impacts of black carbon.

In-class discussion will generate several broad topics relevant to the use of black carbon generating fuels.

Using the jigsaw method, small groups will explore one broad topic related to black carbon, then multi-topic groups will synthesize the information gathered.

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