Can solar cooking save the forests

  title={Can solar cooking save the forests},
  author={M. Tucker},
  journal={Ecological Economics},
  • M. Tucker
  • Published 1999
  • Economics
  • Ecological Economics
  • Abstract Cooking with the sun has become a potentially viable substitute for fuelwood in food preparation in much of the developing world. Fuelwood scarcity is a growing problem that has thus far been poorly addressed. Solar cooking is one possible solution but its acceptance has been limited partially due to cultural barriers, relatively high start-up costs, and a lack of continued support subsequent to introduction. One possible source of some funding for solar cookers may be the Clean… CONTINUE READING

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