Category Archives: Energy Efficiency

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How clean cookstoves are helping improve grades in Uganda


Ever seen Derek Sivers’ Ted Talk on How To Start A Movement? You know that lone nut that is dancing at the concert before a second nut joins him, and then, a third, and fourth, and so on? Well, that’s how we’re feeling right now.

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What Barack Obama, The Oscars, And Charcoal Have In Common


“Rather than ignoring reality, a far more pragmatic approach is needed to reduce the impact of charcoal on our forests and our climate. This means taking a holistic look at both the supply and demand side of the equation,” explains Anne Wheldon of Ashden.

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WEBINAR: Institutional Cookstoves


Is your institutional wood or charcoal stove gobbling up fuel faster than you can feed the sucker? Are you looking to sell institutional stoves? Do you want to know more about how these puppies work? Than search no further and sign up for this free webinar on March 7th!

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Black Carbon: The low-hanging fruit of climate change that keeps getting lower


“Reducing emissions from diesel engines and domestic wood and coal fires is a no-brainer, as there are tandem health and climate benefits,” says Professor Piers Forster of the University of Leeds’ School of Earth and Environment.

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NEWS: Kenya to legalize charcoal trade


NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 5 – The government now wants to legalize the charcoal business in an attempt to beat illegal charcoal burning which is largely to blame for the loss of the country’s forest cover.

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