Organic solar cells are light, flexible and more eco-friendly than silicon ones. But they have their drawbacks. Still, could they be the next big thing?
On this week's eco@africa, we meet Nigerians striving for sustainability, German farmers using ancient Amazonian techniques, and Ugandan school children getting green-fingered with urban farming projects at school.
As policymakers and other actors assemble at the UN climate change conference, there's a sense that the euphoria of Paris is behind us. The tasks of implementation and raising ambition are ahead, says IRENA's Adnan Amin.
The US Department of Energy celebrated eco-innovation with an international competition, praising host city Colorado for environmental advocacy — even as it proposes rolling back federal support for renewables.
Oil and coal consumption around the world must be reduced if global warming is to be kept to 2 degrees maximum. It's cause for concern — and motivation for change. Is there an end in sight to fossil fuel energy?
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