Blog: Wood burning on the rise as EU faces energy price shock

Possible gas shortages this winter are driving public interest in wood-burning stoves. But air quality experts are worried the trend could do more harm than good.

by Robert Hodgson
A roaring log fire in Temuco, Chile, June 2019. Air quality experts have warned a rise in wood smoke this year could have serious health impacts. Photo: LUIS HIDALGO/AFP via Getty Images
A roaring log fire in Temuco, Chile, June 2019. Air quality experts have warned a rise in wood smoke this year could have serious health impacts. Photo: LUIS HIDALGO/AFP via Getty Images

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