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Lighting again: flashlights, climate change, and economic development

I've written before about technology leapfrogging and the benefits of LEDs in the developing world, but the New York Times provides another excuse with its recent profile of SunNight Solar, a Houston-based company that has devised a solar-powered LED flashlight specifically for the two billion people who don't have access to affordable sources of light when the sun goes down.… read more →