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.
An increasing number of global cities are moving ahead on climate action, putting sustainable solutions in practice. The US city of Pittsburgh and the South African capital, Tshwane (Pretoria) are champions for innovations. Mayors Bill Peduto and Solly Msimanga discuss challenges and the sustainable future of their cities in this special edition. (Special thanks to city network ICLEI)
Taiwan depends heavily on fossil fuels to meet its energy needs. But as an island nation, the country is itself highly vulnerable to climate change. The government wants to address both issues by investing heavily in renewable energy. But will it be enough?