Cooking with the sun: Chilean village’s experiment with solar ovens offers alternative to widespread deforestation
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Cooking with the sun: Chilean village’s experiment with solar ovens offers alternative to widespread deforestation

by Casey Woods, San Francisco Chronicle, July 26, 2001 Note: This article is reprinted by permission of its author, Casey Woods. It originally ran in the San Francisco Chronicle on July 26, 2001, with the dateline Villaseca, Chile…. Read More

Solar cooking catches fire in Mexican nature reserve

by Louise Meyer Cooking by direct energy from the sun now has a secure foothold in Mexico. This is the result of a successful three-week training program by Solar Household Energy (SHE) Inc. in the Sierra Gorda Biosphere… Read More

Turkey Project off to Good Start

by Dr. Barbara Knudson, “Solar Cooker Review” Vol. 7, Number 2, November 2001 If all goes according to the plan laid out by Mr. Abdullah S. Paksoy, thousands of Turkish families will have the equipment and knowledge to… Read More

Solar cooking provides antidote to wood fuel ‘famine’

by Dr. Barbara Knudson Prior to the 20th century, virtually all families around the world cooked their food with fuel wood. In the 21st century, between one-third and one-half of the world’s population continues to do so.Trees are,… Read More

CooKit Use and Marketing Taught in Burkina Faso

by Wietske A. Jongbloed, KOZON (A Dutch NGO), SCI Review, December 2000 Prior to development of the CooKit some years back, I had been working in Africa and using a solar box cooker. But while my daughter was… Read More