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Solar Cooking News - Media

Videos, slide shows, TV reports and radio interviews of solar cooking programs around the globe

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SHE's video promoting solar cooking in Sierra Gorda Biosphere in Queretero, Mexico.
Film by Peter Stolz. Duration: 3 minutes
Listen to the Spanish version narrated by Ximena Camoe
Boiling Beans in the HotPot
Filmed in Oaxaca, Mexico 2007.
Duration: 18 seconds
Reactions of a UN representative about solar cooking
Link TV: Earth Focus Washington, DC Green Festival 2006. Interview with Bridget Huttenlocher of SHE, Inc.
Film by Link TV
Duration: 1 min 11 sec
HotPot Solar Oven Revolution
Film by Vahid Brignoni
Duration: 4 min 48 sec
"Here Comes the Sun Chef"
Film by Fritz Faerber
Solar Cooking Demonstration for the Refugee Bureau at the US State Department, September 2007. Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Ellen Sauerbrey is featured.

Links to other films

Solar Cooker Project
Duration: 3 min 58 sec
Cookit and Hot Pot demos for Darfur Day Expo at American University. Film by Louise Meyer and Pat McArdle
Sun Cookers
Duration: 48 seconds
A film on solar cookers in Kenya by Catherine Scott (short version)
Cooking the Planet: Are biomass stoves in the developing world affecting climate change?
Duration: 4 min 45 sec
Film by Jeremy Roth, Aprovecho
Solar Cooker Workshop in Darfur
Duration: 5 min 50 sec
Solar Cooking in Darfur
Solar cooker project – Iridimi refugee camp, Chad (Oct 2007)
Duration: 7 min 48 sec
YouTube film on Iridimi Camp by Jewish World Watch
Somalia's Solar Cooking Village
Duration: 4 min 8 sec
YouTube films on solar cooking in Somalia by SunFire Cooking
The Smokeless Village
Duration: 3 min 8 sec
YouTube film on solar cooking in India
Solar Cooking Zanzibar
Duration: 3 min 34 sec
Solar Cooking with K-14 Parabolic in Zanzibar
Insitutional Solar Cookers: ICNEER Eco Center, India
Duration: 11 min 37 sec
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“Training Participant is Amazed by the Cooked Rice” Oaxaca, Mexico, 2006


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