Societal Costs: We Know That Fine Particulate Pollution and Wood Burning are Expensive, Just the Way That Cigarette Smoking Is.
Donald P. Rozenberg, Ph.D., July 2006, Using arguments similar to Jared Diamond in Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed. New York: Viking, 2005
Annual San Francisco Bay Area 'Loss of Wages' and Medical Costs.
"Carring the numbers set forth in this report it was possible to calculate the cost of every pound of wood burned in the bay area at approximately $2 cost to society." ED. The Institute for Economic and Environmental Studies, California State University, Fullerton, CA , October 1994
Multiple Studies Including Dublin, Ireland and the Financial Burden of Pneumonia in an Employed Population .
Cleaner Fuels are More Efficient: How Do They Stack Up Financially? Curt Freeman, Mechanical Engineer, Discusses Fuel Costs With an Engineers Perspective, March 2007
AirImpacts.org Health and Economic Impacts of Air Pollution.
This joint world wide website aims to increase global awareness of the environmental, health and economic impacts of air pollution, including climate change.
Focusing on both developing and developed countries, it facilitates collaboration and information exchange between experts and institutions involved in research and policy programmes related to the environmental, health and economic impacts of air pollution.