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.
Electricity is rare in the remote Kalunga villages, but diesel and kerosene lamps are dangerous. Could solar power from plastic bottles be the answer?
Building a completely solar-powered town is a challenge, even in very sunny Florida. And not just for technical reasons. Getting average buyers to go green sometimes means having to compromise.
There's no meat on the menu where the Forest Green Rovers play. It's a team spreading an eco-friendly message while at the same time rising up the English soccer league charts.
A former prison inmate and gang member is among hundreds in Los Angeles to find a place in the sun - and a second chance - via a solar industry re-entry program.
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