We’ve checked it out.
Amid fretting about global warming and moving the Doomsday Clock one minute closer to midnight, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists offered some hope for the future:
… In Haiti, for example, a nonprofit group is distributing solar-powered light bulbs to the poor…
At $6 per Nokero bulb, a full day’s charging provides two hours of LED light. Here’s a video interview with the inventor.
The bulb looks like it may have limited possibilities for camping. But for the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists to suggest that this is a serious effort to improve the standard of living for Haitians — or anyone else — is absurd.