Wilson Solar Grill Stores the Sun’s Energy for Nighttime Fuel-Free Grilling

August 12, 2011 by  
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Many of us will be firing up our grills this weekend for some well-deserved barbecue time. After all, barbecuing is one of America’s greatest past times, but it certainly isn’t one of our most environmentally friendly. Whether you prefer charcoal, wood chips or propane, grilling releases emissions and contributes to poor air quality. Up until now, solar powered grilling has required, as you might expect, the sun, which means traditional fuel-fired grills are required after sunset. But new solar technology developed by MIT professor David Wilson could bring a nighttime solar-powered grill to the market very soon; an invention also of great benefit to those in developing nations who rely on wood to cook all their food. Read the rest of Wilson Solar Grill Stores the Sun’s Energy for Nighttime Fuel-Free Grilling Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: developing countries , eco design , green cooking , green design , grill , grilling , humanitarian design , MIT , solar grill , Solar Power , stove , wilson solar grill

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Capital Growth Scheme Creates 2,012 Public Gardens by 2012 for London

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Urban gardening projects are springing up all over the world , and London’s metropolis is no different with their public gardening scheme,  Capital Growth . Transforming Britain’s urban hub, Capital Growth set out to create a whopping 2,012 new food growing spaces by 2012. Partially fuelled by hugely over-subscribed allotment spaces across the UK, the initiative is bringing more gardening sites to frustrated would-be gardeners seeking a space to nurture budding green-fingers. Read the rest of Capital Growth Scheme Creates 2,012 Public Gardens by 2012 for London Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: allotment london , capital city gardens , capital growth london , gardening london , london mayor gardens , london urban gardening , public gardening london , public gardening projects

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