Whether wind, solar or hydropower, renewable energy is booming worldwide
Renewables are big business around the world - and usually good for the environment, particularly for preventing further climate change. Although even "green" power often has an ecological cost. And how to make renewable sources of energy work around the world? DW presents content around the topic of renewables.
A refugee camp in Jordan has become the first in the world to be powered by renewable energy. The solar-powered Azraq camp is now changing the lives of some 20,000 Syrian refugees. Last week, the UN refugee agency and its partners switched on that solar-power plant that some of the refugees helped build.
All round the globe people will be taking to the streets to join the 'March for Climate'. The protest marks 100 days of the Trump administration. The new President has already made good on his campaign threats to remove environmental protection. As German climate economist Claudia Kemfert says, there is a real danger that these moves could jeopardize the global transition to renewables.