The article below is about a solar cooking promoter who is now deceased. This information is maintained here as a tribute to the important work done by Paul Krämer.

Dr. Paul Krämer, 1933-2013

The late Dr. Paul Krämer was a physician (occupational and general medicine, tropical public health) and a member of Solar Global e.V. (Jülich, Germany). He is co-author of the book "Solarkocher" (in German). Paul was interested in the balance of biomass production & consumption, and acceptance and affordability of solar cookers, especially the Papillon type.

Dr. Paul Krämer was born on Jan. 6th, 1933 and passed away on April 29th, 2013.

Physicist Bernd Hafner, chef Willi Heinzen and retired public health physician Dr. Paul Krämer have written a book titled "Solarkocher: Grundlagen sowie praktische, sozio-ökonomische und ökologische Betrachtungen" (Solar cooker: basics, practical, socio-economic and ecological aspects). The text of the book discusses the need for solar cooking, particularly in Africa, and explains some of the science behind solar cookers. Multiple methods of cooking are also discussed. The book contains over 100 color photos of solar-cooked foods and solar cookers being utilized. It was published in 2002 by Süd-West-Information in Münster-Sarmsheim. The price is 16.80 Euro. ISBN: 3-00-010457-7.

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