05 Oct '11, 4pm

Carbon Financing Program Provides Clean Drinking Water in Kenya

Carbon Financing Program Provides Clean Drinking Water in Kenya

In places with unsafe drinking water and no access to filters, the only way people have to secure the safety of their water is to boil it. Boiling water means burning tremendous amounts of wood or other combustibles to make a fire. For families living on 50 cents a day, purchasing clean-burning fuels is cost prohibitive, so people will burn anything they can get their hands on to make the cooking fire. All these cooking fires mean big carbon emissions. Other groups like Darfur Stoves have addressed this problem with emission-free solar cookstoves , but the LifeStraw eliminates the need for any heat element whatsoever.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/10/carbon-financing-prog...

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