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Be there or be square: Phnom Penh in March 2013


We are pleased to forward the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves’ invitation to the Clean Cooking Forum 2013: Igniting Change, Fueling Markets & Sparking Adoption from March 18-22 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The goal of the Forum is to further a market-based approach to the global adoption of clean cooking solutions, and to continue to drive innovations in research, market development, standards and testing, project finance, and policy development.

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EVENT: Workshop: small-scale alcohol production for fuel in Madagascar Nov 12-14


We received this announcement from our alcohol-brewing friends at Project Gaia,  and which we are happy to pass along! I’d like to let you know that PGI and partners are holding a workshop in Antananarivo on Nov 12-14, 2012 focusing on small-scale alcohol production for fuel. It is funded in part by the World Bank and follows up on the results of the Practical Action-led 2009-2011 study Ethanol as a Household Fuel in Madagascar. The workshop will have a technical focus and include interactive models provided by Colombian distillery company EcoEnergy. Project Gaia will focus on policy issues of regulating ethanol as a fuel. … Continue reading

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EVENT: 2nd Biomass West & Central Africa Congress 2012 (4-5 Oct. 2012)


Announcing the 2nd Biomass West and Central Africa Congress 2012 scheduled to be held from 04 to 05 October 2012 in Accra, Ghana.

“This significant global congress presents a ideal platform for top industry and market stakeholders from forestry, power generation and wooden pellets producers to address key issues, and exchange ideas on how to attract investors to the biomass sector in West & Central Africa to sustainably develop the biomass industry in the region.”

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Rio+20: What he said


From an OpEd in The National Review re: Rio+20: “The inability of billions of humans to meet their fundamental needs, including access to clean water and sanitation, nutrition, basic health care, housing, and education, mean an inability to protect the environment. The anticipated Sustainable Development Goals (to replace Millennium Development Goals when they expire in 2015) need to facilitate and not hinder ways in which all people can and should meet these basic needs. Fortunately, this is in line with protecting the environment, too.  With those needs met, each person will have the ability and responsibility to engage in environmentally friendly practices. “

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