Wednesday, November 21, 2012

So what are these Cookstoves all about?

Spotlight: Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves
Studying effects of cookstoves on air, disease
A three-year study by the National Center for Atmospheric Research will use newly-developed air-quality sensors to help gauge the effects of traditional cooking methods -- and the accompanying smoke -- on the health of Ghanaians. "Given that an estimated 3 billion people worldwide are cooking over fire and smoke, we need to better understand how these pollutants are affecting public health as well as regional air quality and even the climate," said Christine Wiedinmyer, who is leading the study. (11/1)
In their own words: Women and clean cookstoves
The documentary film series "Black Inside -- Three Women's Voices," spotlights three women -- in Kenya, India and Peru -- and a look at their lives, in their own words, through the filter of traditional cookstoves. Replacing them with cleaner-burning stoves can be a matter of life and death. Women News Network (11/5)

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Sustainable Development: IT IS POSSIBLE

Don't be fooled, there is no such things as 'clean coal'.  Always remember any TV commercials promoting fossil fuels and the tremendous reserves of 'clean' natural gas in the US, are produced by the oil industries. It is the fossil fuels release of 'green house gases' that is effecting the increasingly extreme climate changes experienced over the past months. 

Check what is being done to inform society on the effects of fossil fuel:

Now enjoy what can and is being done: