Archive for June, 2012

What You Get for … $460000 – New York Times

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

New York Times
What You Get for … $460000
New York Times
In the center of the room is a free-standing wood-burning brick stove. The room has several sets of French doors and windows to take advantage of its southwestern exposure. Above the great room is a lofted bedroom with a vaulted ceiling and skylights,


The Worst Health Risk You’ve Never Heard of (guest post by Jacob Moss) – Forbes

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
The Worst Health Risk You've Never Heard of (guest post by Jacob Moss)
Forbes
Cooking with wood also contributes to forest degradation, loss of wildlife habitat, and climate change. Open fire cooking accounts for over 20 percent of black carbon, one of the worst near-term contributors to climate change. Cleaner stoves that


The Worst Health Risk You’ve Never Heard of – Forbes

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
The Worst Health Risk You've Never Heard of
Forbes
Cooking with wood also contributes to forest degradation, loss of wildlife habitat, and climate change. Open fire cooking accounts for over 20 percent of black carbon, one of the worst near-term contributors to climate change. Cleaner stoves that


611 HOMES FOR RENT – Valley Courier

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
611 HOMES FOR RENT
Valley Courier
Wood stove, propane fireplace ETS. On Rio Grande. Non-smoking. $775. 873-5670. (6/20) LARGE 2 BEDROOM/2BATH house South Fork. Propane fireplace/ETS heat. On Rio Grande. Non-smoking. $625. 873-5670 (6/20) 3/BDRM, 2/BATH CLOSE to Monte Vista $850/mo.


Fire restrictions go into effect at Southern Arizona sites – KVOA Tucson News

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)
Fire restrictions go into effect at Southern Arizona sites
KVOA Tucson News
Building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, campfire, charcoal, coal, or wood stove fire. Exception: The use of petroleum-fueled stoves, lanterns, or heating devices is allowed so long as such devices meet the fire underwriter's specifications
Hot, dry weather brings restrictions on fire use in Coronado Nat'l Forest Arizona Daily Star
Prescott National Forest Enters Stage II Fire Restrictions June 8th Prescott eNews

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3 day cares close in Marion – Marion County Record

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
3 day cares close in Marion
Marion County Record
Another was that day-care providers with a fireplace or wood burning stove need to install a sturdy barrier to prevent children burning themselves, even if there is no log in the fire place or the stove is not burning. A child protection gate is not an


Heat-absorbing ceramic stoves cut fuel use – Christian Science Monitor

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Christian Science Monitor
Heat-absorbing ceramic stoves cut fuel use
Christian Science Monitor
By Karen Sanje, AlertNet / June 6, 2012 A young man demonstrates how to insert wood into an Esperanza cooking stove in Malawi's Rumphi North region. The locally produced stoves use less wood, saving forests and easing the lives of families.

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Heat-Absorbing Ceramic Stoves Cut Fuel Use in Malawi – AllAfrica.com

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
Heat-Absorbing Ceramic Stoves Cut Fuel Use in Malawi
AllAfrica.com
And over time, the environmental consequences of fuel wood consumption have become clear, as Malawi's forest cover dwindles and carbon emissions rise. But now Harawa and villagers like her are taking advantage of a new kind of cooking stove,

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Heat-absorbing ceramic stoves cut fuel use in Malawi – Reuters AlertNet

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
Heat-absorbing ceramic stoves cut fuel use in Malawi
Reuters AlertNet
A young man demonstrates how to insert wood into an Esperanza stove at Ntchenachena in Malawi's Rumphi North region. ALERTNET/Karen Sanje By Karen Sanje RUMPHI, Malawi (AlertNet) – Collida Harawa has spent a lot of her life gathering firewood.


Biomass cooking stoves linked to depression – SciDev.Net

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
Biomass cooking stoves linked to depression
SciDev.Net
The study covered 952 women, between 25 and 46 years of age, from 15 villages in West Bengal state, who cooked with wood, dung cakes, crop residues and other biomass for five to six hours daily. Depression was greater among these women when compared to