Global Activism: Cooking with the Sun

March 30, 2006

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Paul Munsen—President of Sun Ovens International

Two billion households worldwide cook over open flames on a daily basis. Smoke inhalation puts their own and their children's health at risk. Many risk assault or stepping on a landmine when searching for firewood. And in many countries, deforestation has made finding wood more and more difficult. Paul Munsen hopes to provide an alternative through solar cooking. His company Sun Ovens International has brought solar ovens to 126 countries.