Many people like these Tibetans in Qinghai, China, rely on indoor stoves for heating and cooking. That causes serious health problems. Courtesy of One Earth Designs hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of One Earth Designs Shots - Health News Pollution From Home Stoves Kills Millions Of People Worldwide March 25, 2014 Air pollution causes 1 in 8 deaths worldwide, with half of the deaths caused by fumes from home stoves. Fixing the problem isn't as simple as providing more efficient stoves. Habits must change, too.