SETI Student works on Energy Access in sub-Saharan Africa with Solar Sister Written by: Alicia Oberholzer, SETI Graduate Research Assistant
This blog publishes stories and ideas from the members of the Environment for Development initiative.
Electrification and Cooking Fuel Choice in Rural India: Summer Research Written by: Ridhima Gupta Edited by: Alicia Oberholzer
Brighter Communities, Safer Cities: Summer Scoping Written By: Kevin Grieco Edited By: Alicia Oberholzer & Thomas Klug
There are no economic arguments for postponing acting on the climate issue. Past experience shows that costs of action are often overestimated , while the costs of inaction are often underestimated. This argues Jessica Coria in Swedish daily Svenska Dagbladet.
For decades, people in rural Africa have been using sooty kerosene lamps to dimly light their homes. But in recent years households, even in poor areas, have started to replace their kerosene lamps with non-rechargeable dry-cell battery driven lamps and solar kits.