Clean Cookstoves

Solutions Journalism Network

Solutions journalism is news about how communities and organizations are responding to social and environmental problems.  The solutions stories in this collection illustrate a diversity of responses to the environmental and human health challenge of cooking over an open flame, including how three women entrepreneurs in Mali are using solar energy to power clean cookstoves, and how a for-profit, social benefit company in Rwanda has rolled out a business model where customers buy the fuel (pellets) and receive the stove for free.  Finally, Undercooked: An Expensive Push to Save Lives and Protect the Planet Falls Short critically examines the global clean cookstove movement and suggests strategies for how it might achieve greater success. 

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