Category Archives: Improved Cookstove News

What does Sancho Panza have to do with clean cooking?

You may know Sancho Panza as the proto-sidekick and voice of reason in Don Quixote, but did you know that El Sancho also has a curious tie to clean cooking?

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Extra Extra! – Two Stubborn Old Guys Who Wanted to Make a Difference

Reposted from HuffPost Impact

HuffPost reporter Helaina Hovitz interviews Fred Colgan from InStove on their origins and what their goals are in the developing world.

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Extra Extra! – Black Soot, Wood Stoves and Climate Change in the News

And all this time I thought I was the only one on the internet writing about cooking stoves, sheesh… Today we have a news article written by a Vermonter about his experience with dirty cooking in the Indian Himalayas.

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Forget Burning Man–this is the Burning Conference You Should Attend

Reposted with permission – Adam Creighton, CEO InStove

This summer, Burning Man will draw tens of thousands of guests, and the fixated attention of millions as it celebrates diversity, creativity, and radical self-reliance in a “temporary city” in the desert of Nevada.

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Researchers Test for Better, Cleaner Cookstoves

The everyday task of cooking poses a major health threat for billions of people worldwide. A global effort is putting hundreds of millions of dollars into making better cookstoves. Companies are responding with new designs. The question is, how much better are they? Researchers at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are finding out. VOA’s Steve Baragona has a look.

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Partner Post – African Slum Journal

African Slum Journal visits cooks in the slums of Nairobi to see how EcoZoom stoves are improving lives, saving money and helping the environment.

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Day 16 – The Masses

I have never taken the time to read the poem “The New Colossus” that is enshrined on our Statue of Liberty, though I’ve heard snippets of it throughout my life. Add to that, I’m not really a fan of poetry. But, sometimes, when the moon lines up with Pluto, I can enjoy a verse or two. I guess today is one of those rare days, and I’m proud to know that these verses helped solidify our Lady as a welcome host to the world’s castaways.

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Day 7 – Houston, We Are Go For Launch

Or is it go for lunch? I can never remember. Space research has brought us many of the wonderful things we enjoy every day, such as cordless vacuum cleaners, memory foam, and the ubiquitous anti-gravity treadmill. Well, maybe some of us should enjoy the anti-gravity treadmill a little more often… either way, research is cool. Did you know that NASA did not invent the rocket stove?

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Partner Post – EcoZoom in 2015

Our partner EcoZoom takes a look at 2015, and drops hints of what’s to come in 2016.

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