Skip to comments.Clean Cookstoves Top Hillary Clinton's Agenda in China on Thursday
Posted on 05/04/2012 10:26:31 AM PDT by smoothsailing
May 3, 2012
(CNSNews.com) - China has agreed to join the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, after touring a cookstove exhibit with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Beijing on Thursday.
It's one of several new U.S.-China "eco-partnerships" announced during Clinton's visit, which has been overshadowed by human rights concerns involving blind dissident Chen Guangcheng.
"This illustrates once again that the United States and China can and will work together in new ways and through many channels to address our common challenges on energy and the environment, two issues that transcend politics," Clinton said at a ceremony marking the cookstove agreement. She did not address the Chen situation in her remarks.
Clinton launched the Global Alliance, a public-private partnership, two years ago. The stated goal is to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women and combat climate change by bringing "clean and efficient cooking solutions" to families around the world. The total U.S. commitment to the cookstove project so far is $105 million.
China's participation will help the Global Alliance meet its goal of having 100 million homes adopt clean and efficient stoves and fuels by 2020.
In China, an estimated 80 percent of households rely on solid fuels such as wood or dung to burn the fires that heat their food....
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The people at permies have vids on making one.
The stove at USH2 is one you buy (and much smaller).
I ordered one. It is free shipping so I can have coffee if the power goes out.
Fake "for show" library -- with dummy books -- anyone?
thanks for the link. that is awesome.