“Make Solar Lamps Not War”

March 12, 2008 at 12:02 pm Leave a comment

A very suiting title for a campaign called “lighting a billion lives”.

One billion people can get electricity for the first time for little more than the cost of one month’s war in Iraq, said Rajendra Pachauri, the head of a Nobel peace prize-winning U.N. panel of climate scientists.

Pachauri is supporting a campaign “lighting a billion lives”, led by India’s Energy and Resources Institute, to furnish people without access to the grid with electric lanterns powered by solar photovoltaic panels.

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