By Becky Striepe on September 30, 2010
If you’re reading this blog post, chances are you’re fortunate enough to have a stove in your home where you can prepare your meals. It probably runs on electricity or natural gas. For millions of poverty-stricken people, though, making dinner means gathering wood or trash and burning it to cook their food.
Across the world, cooking fires lead to illness for millions of people in poverty and contribute to deforestation and climate change.
By Beth Buczynski on November 4, 2009
For most of us, winter is just around the corner, or as is the case in my Colorado town, you may have already experienced some of the ice and snow that make this season exciting and difficult all at the same time. Many people try to use alternative transportation in the Spring and Summer when [...]