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Solar cooking helps sauce up Sustainable Development Goals

Solar cooking helps sauce up Sustainable Development Goals

Introduction:

Solar cooking is one excellent way to season up the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), said an advocate who as at UN Headquarters in New York this week to take part in the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) aimed at bringing the SDGs to a boil in time for 2030.

Solar cooking utilizes heat generated directly from the sun instead of converting sunlight to electricity, permitting users to cook with energy that is safe, clean, sustainable and free, according to Alan Bigelow of Solar Cookers International (SCI).

In an interview with UN News, he said the revolutionary cookers could help achieve all the global goals, including those related to clean water and gender equality.

Mr. Bigelow, Science Director at SCI, explained to Flora Nducha who stood to benefit from the technology, how it works, and why he hopes policymakers will help promote it.

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Solar cooking can help achieve all the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including those related to clean water and gender equality, according to an advocate who was at UN Headquarters in New York this week to take part in the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF).

Solar cooking utilizes heat generated directly from the sun instead of converting sunlight to electricity, permitting users to cook with energy that is safe, clean, sustainable and free, according to Alan Bigelow, Science Director at Solar Cookers International (SCI).

Mr. Bigelow spoke with Flora Nducha on who stood to benefit from the technology, how it works, and why he hopes policymakers will help promote it.

Audio Credit
Flora Nducha, UN News - Swahili
Audio Duration
5'48"
Photo Credit
UN News/Elizabeth Scaffidi