The New Yorker: Aprovecho and Stove Camp Featured

newyorkercoverThe December 21, 2009 issue of the The New Yorker magazine features a lengthy article by Burkhard Bilger, titled "Hearth Surgery". In the article, Bilger describes our struggle to bring improved cook stoves to the world, with detailed coverage of Aprovecho Research Center, stove camp, Peter Scott and others. You can read a summary here .


Financial Times: EARTH Refugee Stove and Mercy Corps featured

financial times web logoEarlier this autumn, a Financial Times journalist travelled to DRC and spent time with Elisha Moore-Delate, Mercy Corps’ project manager for the cook stoves carbon offset project near Goma.  You can read the final article here .


WNYC Radio: Burkhard Bilger, author of the New Yorker article (above) interviewed

wnyc web logoThe New Yorker staff writer Burkhard Bilger discusses the quest for a stove that can save the world in an interview on the Brian Lehrer Show, broadcast on WNYC (New York City) on December 15, 2009. You can hear his interview here .  


The Charcoal Project: Questions Put to Mercy Corps, and Elisha Moore-Delate's Answers

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A few weeks after the story appeared in the Financial Times about Mercy Corps, the Charcoal Project sought to know more.

So they sent a list of questions to Elisha Moore-Delate, the Environment Program Manager for Mercy Corps in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the person responsible for the stoves program.

You can read her inspiring and insightful responses here .

Funding for development of the Institutional Stove Design Tool and part of the original funding for this web site were provided by the Ashden Trust.