4 May – Murkowski presses Regan on wood heater certification program. (Biomass Magazine)

11 April – Air quality concerns spark call for wood-fire heater ban (ABC News)

29 March – Commissioner finds wood heaters smoky (PS News)

23 March – Canberra’s beloved wood heaters could have numbered days (ABC Radio Canberra)

18 March – Firewood theives in regulators sights this Autumn (Bendigo Advertiser)

15 March – Silent epidemic, air pollution causes hundreds of deaths in NSW (Sydney Morning Herald)

15 March – Air pollution in NSW causes 603 premature deaths and costs $4.8bn a year, study finds (The Guardian)

13 February – How bad is wood burning? and why do people do it? (The New Climate Medium)

10 February – Arsenic found in London air raises fears over use of waste wood as fuel (The Guardian)

9 February – Major health warning to anyone with a wood burning stove in their home (Leicestershire Live)

9 February – Wood burners in effect banned in new and refurbished home in London (The Guardian)

6 February – Rise in UK wood burners likely to be creating pollution hotspots in affluent areas (The Guardian)

2 February – How to get rid of a wood burning stove (The Guardian)

26 January – Campaign launched to raise awareness of wood burning dangers (Air Quality News)

20 January – Wood burning smoke is deadly (Laguna Beach Local News)


27 December – My burning shame: I fitted my house with three wood burning stoves. (The Guardian)

2 December – The most damaging and dirtiest heating method. An expert explains how wood-burning stoves are now polluting entire residential areas in Germany. (California 18)

30 November – Young kids who breath polluted air can fall behind in school, study finds (Washington Post)

23 November – Longterm exposure to air pollution undermines the immune system (Technology Works)

13 November – Tiny particles in the air may tigger sudden heart atatcks – study suggests (Science Alert)

19 October – Swiss-led research helps uncover new truths about air pollution (Swiss Info)

21 September – Air pollution increases hospital admission risk for autistic children, study suggests (The Guardian)

15 September – The psychology of woodburning: Why we do it and how to stop. (Air Quality News)

6 August – Study underscores that exposure to air pollution harms brain development in the very young (Inside Climate News)

17 June – Is woodsmoke hovering over your home in Orange? (Central Western Daily)

14 June – Asthma Australia calls on residents get rebates in wood heater replacement program (Canberra Times)

11 June – Where there’s smoke, there’s ire: wood heaters in the firing line as temps drop and pollution rises (RIOT ACT)

10 June – Help for low-income households to get cleaner heaters (Canberra Weekly)

10 June – Otago Regional Council welcomes findings on woodsmoke effects (Scoop NZ)

8 June – New Wood Heater Replacement Program to make transition more accessible Also see ACT Legislative Assembly discussion here.

15 May – Asthma sufferers warned over health impacts of woodfire heaters (Starts at 60)

9 May – Calls for wood fires to be phased out over health concerns (3AW Melbourne)

7 May – Concerns over woodfire smoke re-ignite as temperatures drop (RIOT ACT)

5 May – EU governments may have to cough up over air pollution as Parisian asks for £18m (Herald Scotland)

25 April – Air pollution exposure may cause heart attack within hour (Air Quality News)

8 April – Efficacy of Air Filtration and Education Interventions on Indoor Fine Particulate Matter and Child Lower Respiratory Tract Infections among Rural U.S. Homes Heated with Wood Stoves:

31 March – Home wood burning in UK causes £1bn of health costs a year, report says (The Guardian)

11 March – The Centre for Air Pollution, Energy and Health Research releases its 2022 Election priorities (CARE)

8 March – The far-reaching consequences of woodsmoke pollution (High Country News)

3 March – Wood-burning Stoves Raise New Health Concerns (UN Dark)

15 February – Wood burners emit more particle pollution than traffic, UK data shows (The Guardian)

18 February – Wood Smoke Kills – Multnomah County finally agrees (Portland Mercury)

17 February – New wood-burning rules effective immediately in Multnomah County (Multnomah County News)

1 February – Clean Air in London exposes cosy world of the wood stove industry (Clean Air London)

24 January – Woodstove exchange program back with increased rebates (Prince George Daily News)


19 December – Air Pollution: Wood Smoke Linked for Almost 50% of Human Exposure to Cancer-causing Chemicals (Nature World News)

19 December – Climate Action Council wants to reduce ‘Upstate wood smoke’ (Times Union)

17 December – Wood burners cause nearly half of urban air pollution cancer risk – study (The Guardian)

24 November – Why we need transparency in the wood-burning industry (Air Quality News)

14 October – English councils issue only 19 fines for wood smoke despite 18,000 complaints (The Guardian)

6 December –  Weather, wood smoke expected to bring poor air quality to the Bay Area (SM Daily Journal)

16 August – Expert calls for government regulation of wood heaters to reduce smoke pollution (ABC)

9 August – Up in smoke: Study reveals deadly toll of household wood fires (Sydney Morning Herald)

9 August – Wood heater use under health spotlight (7 News)

20 June – The killer we’ve invited into the lounge room (ABC)

18 June – Wood heater ‘more damaging’ to lungs than having a truck running in a room, experts say (Video ABC News)

18 June – Call to phase out wood heaters due to health, environmental concerns (ABC)

18 June – ‘Like having a truck idling in your living room’: the toxic cost of wood-fired heaters (The Conversation)

13 June – AMA fires up over wood heater buy-back scheme (The Age)


19 Dec – Wood burners triple harmful indoor air pollution, study finds (The Guardian)

7 July – How neighbouring wood heaters have made one Canberran’s home almost unlivable (Canberra Times)