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Promoting the Use of Clean Stoves in the Developing World


Lee-Roy Chetty


Ethical Technology

December 18, 2012

Promoting the use of clean stoves in the developing world can contribute to the broader development objectives of reducing poverty, improving health and gender equality, and mitigating climate change.



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Posted by Taiwanlight  on  12/18  at  09:06 PM

I think it’s important that IEET publishes articles like this alongside the more futuristic and philosophical pieces. I love reading about the wonders of the future but we mustn’t forget that there are present day real-world problems that need solutions now. That these solutions are often less eye-catching than the technological hopes and fears articles doesn’t of course detract from their importance. We need to be reminded that sometimes solutions come from a relatively low-tech hands-on approach and that we don’t need to wait for robots, mind uploading, the singularity or artificial intelligence, etc. to be able to do something now.






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