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Kerosene Lamps Release Black Carbon And Should Be Replaced
2012-11-29 09:20:58

UC Berkeley The primary source of light for more than a billion people in developing nations is also churning out black carbon at levels previously overlooked in greenhouse gas estimates, according to a new study led by researchers at UC Berkeley and the University of Illinois. Results from field and lab tests found that 7 to 9 percent of the kerosene in wick lamps – used for light in 250-300 million households without electricity – is converted to black carbon when burned....

2012-07-21 23:01:35

KXAN talks with the Director of the Grid Earth Project about the dangers of kerosene when used as a source of household lighting. (PRWEB) July 21, 2012 Grid Earth Project lights up lives. Nonprofit brings power of light to remote areas Updated: Monday, 16 Jul 2012, 1:43 PM CDT Published : Monday, 16 Jul 2012, 8:23 AM CDT To view the interview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOGjFK11Jgw&feature=share AUSTIN (KXAN) - An Austin couple is changing lives, one light at a time. John and Audrey...

2012-01-17 20:45:00

Amica Insurance reminds everyone to use space heaters, pellet and woodstoves and other alternative heating sources safely. Make sure your heating source is properly installed and ventilated to prevent fires and carbon monoxide poisoning. And if you´re using a woodstove or fireplace to heat your home, make sure your chimney has been cleaned and inspected for cracks and creosote buildup. Never leave fires or portable heaters unattended. Lincoln, RI (PRWEB) January 17, 2012 Many people...

2011-01-09 00:43:59

Recently, the village of Bomba in Belize took a huge step forward in technology with help from the Austin, TX-based U.S. organization Grid Earth, also known as GEAR. GEAR's mission is to bring in reusable and sustainable solar LED light technology that will eliminate the use of kerosene in homes and to aid in the economic growth of their village partners. Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 7, 2011 Recently, the village of Bomba in Belize took a huge step forward in technology with help from the...

2009-08-06 15:12:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ASTM International's final approval of jet fuel blended with synthetic paraffinic kerosene from the Fischer-Tropsch process marks a critical step on the path to everyday use of alternative jet fuel by commercial, private and military aviation. "AIA is very pleased at the speedy approval of this new jet fuel blend by ASTM," said AIA President and CEO Marion Blakey. "This is another step forward in our industry's efforts to reduce our...

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