Tag: cookstoves

Rob Goodier

Gallery: Inside Burn’s Charcoal Stove Factory in Nairobi, Kenya

June 29, 2016

On a dirt road inside a gated business park outside of Nairobi, Kenya, a worker boxes and stacks BURN’s...

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Ways to Ventilate Smoky Kitchens

April 9, 2014

In laboratory tests, clean-burning stoves smoke only a little and emit few small particles and gases that can lead...

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New monitoring devices measure the impact of improved cookstoves

December 29, 2013

In Nana Kenieba, a backcountry village in southern Mali, cooks have well-designed, clean-burning cookstoves that they don’t use often....

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Rob Goodier

Jonathan Cedar Interview – Five Questions

September 30, 2013

In 2006 Jonathan Cedar and Alec Drummond partnered to amend two frustrations that backpackers in the woods are familiar...

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Improving the improved cookstoves: standards, test centers, and tips

April 19, 2012

New standards in cookstove design have helped instill a much-deserved formality in the technology. Ninety experts gathered in the...

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Challenge: Make a solar cooker that works at night

March 1, 2011

Solar cookers solve real problems in health and conservation—they promote better air quality in the kitchen and healthy forests...

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Gelled ethanol, an experiment in clean cooking and sustainable business

November 12, 2010

Ghana has spent the last decade trying to reinvigorate its sugar industry after two sugar mills shut their doors...

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Cookstoves should come with mosquito nets: A conversation with Cathy Leslie

October 16, 2010

Cathy Leslie heads Engineers Without Borders USA and has overseen engineering projects in the United States and abroad for...

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Clean stoves charge electronics and ease global warming

August 7, 2010

A new forced-air stove design intended to make clean stoves burn even cleaner could double as a wood-powered electricity...

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