Going 'green' on St. Patrick's Day

We can all do our part to help the environment. This St. Patrick's Day, KBOI 2News is going "green." Turns out, it's as easy as changing our light bulbs.

'Mad professors' want to help billions of people and environment

Half the world still cooks with wood and charcoal on open fires or on outdated stoves, but all that smoke is killing people and is terrible for the environment. A team of designers in Cottage Grove have a solution: cleaner-burning stoves. 

"We're like the mad professors out here, playing in the mud and then building fires in it," said Lee Keller, a cooking stove designer for the Aprovecho Research Center.