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BioLite CampStove - BioLite Stove
"No fuel to buy or carry

Our stoves cook your meals with nothing but the twigs you collect on your journey, eliminating the need for heavy, expensive, polluting petroleum gas. Quick to light, fast to boil and easy to use.

Charge your gadgets

By converting heat from the fire into usable electricity, our stoves will recharge your phones, lights and other gadgets while you cook dinner. Unlike solar, BioLite CampStove is a true on-demand source.

Stay Green

By using renewable resources for fuel instead of petroleum, you're reducing your carbon footprint. You'll also keep fuel canisters out of the landfill.

Be prepared

The CampStove isn't just for camping; it's great to have on hand when the power goes out in a storm or other natural disasters. You'll be able to cook and keep electronics charged while power lines are down.

Support a better world

We're using the same technology inside the CampStove to bring clean, safe energy access to families across the developing world."
campstove  biolite  gear  renewable  emergencies  cooking  charging  gadges  via:robinsloan  biofuels  biofuel  fuel  mobile  camping 
november 2012 by robertogreco
Reversal of Fortune: Politics & Power:
"Describing how ideology, special-interest pressure, populist politics, and sheer incompetence have left the U.S. economy on life support, the author puts forth a clear, commonsense plan to reverse the Bush-era follies and regain America’s economic sanity." ... "When the American economy enters a downturn, you often hear the experts debating whether it is likely to be V-shaped (short and sharp) or U-shaped (longer but milder). Today, the American economy may be entering a downturn that is best described as L-shaped. It is in a very low place indeed, and likely to remain there for some time to come."
josephstiglitz  economics  us  crisis  bailout  2008  banking  finance  money  policy  politics  sustainability  energy  longterm  future  taxes  biofuels  oil  gamechanging  regulation  subprime  meltdown  recession  wallstreet  reaganomics  georgewbush  housing  jobs  markets  unemployment  freemarkets  greatdepression  wealth  disparity  lending  reform  change 
october 2008 by robertogreco
WorldChanging: Imagine What Comes After Green
"The idea is simple: share, in words, images or sounds, your idea for the end of some outdated aspect of contemporary society and its replacement with a better way of doing things. Start with the phrase, "Imagine no...""
worldchanging  classideas  future  sustainability  diy  climatechange  green  design  environment  energy  economics  trends  ideas  politics  revolution  science  biofuels  community  solar 
july 2008 by robertogreco
New Statesman - How the rich starved the world
"World cereal stocks are at an all-time low, food-aid programmes have run out of money and millions face starvation. Yet wealthy countries persist with plans to use grain for petrol"
food  politics  economics  agriculture  ethanol  biofuels  futurism  green  capitalism  society  wealth 
april 2008 by robertogreco
Ethanol and water | Don't mix |
"backlash against federally financed biofuels boom is growing around country, “water could be Achilles heel” of ethanol"...typical ethanol factory producing 50m gallons of biofuels a year needs about 500 gallons of water a minute"
via:grahamje  biofuels  business  ethanol  water  resources  economics  energy  sustainability  climate  capitalism 
march 2008 by robertogreco
Future Farmer - Business World -
"History records that previous commodity booms were not followed by mass starvation, resource wars and the end of civilization. John Atkin is out to make sure it doesn't happen again."
agriculture  energy  food  russia  brasil  population  future  markets  commodities  globalization  freetrade  trade  geneticallymofifiedfoods  world  global  policy  biofuels  brazil 
january 2008 by robertogreco

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