The Kalunga live in remote settlements in the Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park in Brazil. These people of African origin whose ancestors were slaves still live in poverty, usually off-grid. The NGO Litro de Luz is introducing them to solar power.
Renewable technology is bringing light into the lives of Kalunga people, descendants of slaves living in remote communities in Brazil. Now, solar powered lamps made from recycled bottles are extending their evenings.
Solar power container brings economic opportunities and reasons to stay to a remote Malian village.
Electricity is rare in the remote Kalunga villages, but diesel and kerosene lamps are dangerous. Could solar power from plastic bottles be the answer?
Communities in Oaxaca say they were hoodwinked into approving wind parks that pollute their land. As another development looms, they're hoping a legal injunction puts power back in their hands.
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