Centring Women in Clean Cooking Projects is Key to Success – A Case study from Kenya

31 January, 2022 | Katri Hastings
Categories: Case Study, Kenya

Wisdom Energy Hub Ltd is a cookstoves’ manufacturing facility based in Nyandarua, Kenya, that designs, manufactures, and sells a clean cooking stove referred to as the Wisdom Jiko. Wisdom Energy has sold over 6,000 of these stoves across Kenya. You can learn more about the stoves here. Wisdom Energy made its first sale of cookstoves… Read the full article >


Wisdom Stove Kenyan Cookstove Project

6 December, 2021 | Katri Hastings
Categories: Uncategorized

Wisdom stoves, one of our cookstove project partners in Kenya, were at a trade show in Kenya last week, Made in Kenya. Wisdom Stove managing director Dan Waithaka describes how their cookstove reduces the amount of fuel used for cooking, helping to curtail deforestation, limiting the pollution people are exposed to when cooking, and lessening… Read the full article >


What is COP 26?

25 October, 2021 | Katri Hastings
Categories: Climate Change, Conferences

COP stands for Conference of the Parties. It refers to an annual meeting of the supreme decision-making body of the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change). The first COP was held in Berlin in 1995. COP26 is the 26th COP. What is the purpose of COP26? First, most people will have heard of… Read the full article >


Earth Overshoot Day

30 July, 2021 | Katri Hastings
Categories: Climate Change, World Days

Yesterday, 29th July 2021, was Earth Overshoot Day, what is earth overshoot day? It is the date in the year where our demand for resources, in a single year, surpasses what earth can provide and regenerate. The Global Footprint Network hosts and calculates Earth Overshoot Day. How is it calculated? By tracking global demand for… Read the full article >



Vita Partnership – Ethiopia Water Project

12 July, 2021 | Katri Hastings
Categories: Ethiopia

The Safe Water Projects we certify supply clean drinking water to people all over Sub Saharan Africa. We work hard to contribute to a number of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) when developing projects. Vita is a great organisation which CO2balance work with to certify the carbon reductions from their projects. We first partnered with them… Read the full article >


World Environment Day

4 June, 2021 | Katri Hastings
Categories: Climate Change, World Days

#GenerationRestoration Tomorrow, Saturday 5th June, is World Environment Day, so the UN are launching their decade on Ecosystem Restoration. They are calling it a “rallying call for the protection and revival of ecosystems all around the world.” The decade runs from 2021 to 2030 to coincide with the deadline for the UN Sustainable Development Goals…. Read the full article >


Introducing Myself…

26 May, 2021 | Katri Hastings
Categories: CO2balance

Hello, I’m Katri, one of the new recruits to the CO2Balance projects team, joining as a Carbon Project Officer. I am excited to be part of this lovely team working on carbon development projects. I am passionate about sustainability, this has directed my interests, studies and career to date. My background is varied with profession… Read the full article >