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2011-10-13 20:47:16

International effort could reduce death toll, deforestation, NIH scientists say An international effort to replace smoky, inefficient household stoves that people commonly use in lower and middle income countries with clean, affordable, fuel efficient stoves could save nearly 2 million lives each year, according to experts from the National Institutes of Health. In a commentary in Science, the NIH scientists noted that indoor air pollution from such inefficient stoves affects about 3...

2011-10-08 16:00:00

Amica Insurance reminds people that National Fire Prevention week is a good time to brush up on fire safety. Lincoln, RI (PRWEB) October 08, 2011 House fires kill thousands of people and cause billions of dollars worth of damage each year. Thatâs why Amica Insurance supports National Fire Prevention Week and is urging homeowners to take steps now to protect their homes and families. âœSmoke detectors are a top priority,â said Sean Welch, a...

2011-09-28 19:38:07

Scientists hope to find the safest and most energy-efficient way for earthquake survivors to cook. The developers of the fuel-efficient Berkeley-Darfur Stove for refugee camps in central Africa are at it once again, this time evaluating inexpensive metal cookstoves for the displaced survivors of last year´s deadly earthquake in Haiti. Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy´s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have teamed up with students from the...

2011-09-17 12:00:00

American Energy Systems is pleased to announce their products and company President will be featured on âœThink Greenâ, a television series on Designing Spaces which airs on Lifetime. Hutchinson, MN (PRWEB) September 17, 2011 If you are intrigued by the hundreds of thousands of people turning to energy efficient appliances that save money and our planet by burning renewable energy, then get ready! American Energy Systems is pleased to announce their...

2011-07-08 14:22:53

An estimated two billion people in the developing world heat and cook with a biomass fuel such as wood, but the practice exposes people "” especially women "” to large doses of small-particle air pollution, which can cause premature death and lung disease. In a study just published online in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Health Perspectives, researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have associated indoor air pollution with increased blood pressure among older...

2011-07-07 00:00:28

SGIC is urging home cooks to be fire safety aware and to pay attention to what's on the stove with its claims data showing that over one in four SA house fires start in the kitchen*. (PRWEB) July 06, 2011 SGIC is urging home cooks to be fire safety aware and to pay attention to what's on the stove with its claims data showing that over one in four SA house fires start in the kitchen*. The insurer surveyed 450 SA households and found that**:     almost 70 per cent have...

2011-05-17 04:20:00

PORTLAND, Tenn., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MS -- Homeowners concerned about high energy bills have put energy conservation home improvements at the top of their must-do list this year. They are looking for green living upgrades that save money without sacrificing space or style. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110517/NY02008 ) Because heating costs are typically one of the highest and most variable home expenses, homeowners are considering energy-efficient zone heating...

2011-05-07 00:00:29

Roberts will serve as "Global Ambassador" for the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves and discuss cookstoves with Secretary of State Clinton in her "Extraordinary Moms" special airing on the Oprah Winfrey Network Saturday, May 7 from 8"“9:30 p.m. (EDT/PDT) Washington (PRWEB) May 06, 2011 The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves today announced that Academy Award winning actor Julia Roberts will serve as Global Ambassador, helping to bring attention to one of the most urgent health...

2011-05-04 00:00:27

May is National Electrical Safety Month and the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is raising awareness about potential home electrical hazards and the importance of electrical safety. This year's campaign challenges people across the country to evaluate the electrical safety of their own homes. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 May is National Electrical Safety Month and the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is raising awareness about potential home...


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2010-09-24 16:20:41

A gas stove is a cooking device which uses natural gas, propane, butane, Liquefied petroleum gas or other flammable gas as a fuel source. Since the gas pipe network was slow to develop, the success of the gas stove on a commercial level took some time to happen. Gas stoves were invented as early as the 1820's as isolated experiments but it was not until the 1880's that manufactured stoves were sold commercially. The first stoves were large and bulky, but over time they were reduced to fit...

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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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