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This is a guest post from Mark Knox, who traveled with his Salvadoran business partner Laz Ayala to El Salvador to promote stoves in Laz's hometown. Read More..
This is a guest blog post from Mark Knox, a businessman from Ashland, Oregon who traveled with his Salvadoran business partner Laz Ayala to El Salvador. This is an account of their trip to promote stoves in Laz's hometown (and have a little fun along the way, of course).
One of the initial Ecocina stoves produced by the factory is still going strong…and is still safe to touch even when cooking. Complete combustion eliminates the need for a chimney. Read More..
As active participants in the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves we had been aware of the possibility of carbon funding to reduce stove costs. The carbon market was created in response to the development of the Kyoto Protocol, which required industrialized countries to reduce their emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) to 5.2% below 1990 levels. Countries and companies from industrialized countries can meet these emission reductions by purchasing emission quotas and certified GHG emission reductions, also called carbon credits. Each carbon credit equals to one ton of certified CO2e (GHG amount is equivalent to one CO2 ton) that is not emitted into the atmosphere. Read More..