An aid worker lands on the scene and hands out a relief item favourite: the clean-energy cookstove. But can a solar model, for example, provide enough energy to prepare rice or beans? Not really, experts say, urging relief agencies to tailor their assistance to better fit the practical needs and cultural settings on the ground. Read More..
Eugene, OR – Local stove enterprise StoveTec announced this week that they would become a corporate donor to StoveTeam International, a non-profit organization that brings safe, fuel-efficient and low-emission stoves to communities in Mexico and Central America. Under the new sponsorship, StoveTec—a not-just-for-profit promoter of wood cook stoves developed at Aprovecho Research Center in Cottage Grove—will donate a portion of its domestic for-profit sales to support StoveTeam International. Read More..
The Nobel Peace Laureate Project is a grassroots nonprofit organization in Eugene, Oregon created to promote peace by honoring and inspiring peacemakers. The group is composed of educators, political activists, and concerned citizens who want to work for world peace. Read More..