Gallery: The Baker Stove is a Safer, Energy-Efficient Cookstove for the...

Cooking on an open fire - a process that is both dangerous and environmentally destructive - is still common throughout the developing world. Stockholm-based design studio Claesson Koivisto Rune has developed one possible solution with the new Baker Cookstove - an energy-efficient stove that uses just one-third of the wood required for an open fire. The inexpensive stove greatly reduces the greenhouse gas emissions and particulate matter produced while cooking a meal -- and it looks quite nice, too.

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  1. mbpete September 3, 2013 at 12:55 pm

    If the particulate matter is only 1/3 lower, isn’t it that still a lot higher than what the World Health Organization states are safe health levels for particulate matter? There are a lot of options out there that do vent smoke out, which are healthier. Can you add a chimney onto it?

  2. mark3313 August 15, 2013 at 10:26 pm

    Any in the Philippines?

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