Inhabitants of Wildpoldsried have installed solar panels on their homes, built a thermal power plant and even set up an onshore wind farm. They produce more energy than they need and prove that change is possible.
This week on Eco Africa we visit a mayor in Mali preparing his town for the impacts of climate change, see how a distillery in Rwanda started to make hand sanitizer and learn how an Alpine village switched to renewables.
As part of its stimulus package, Germany intends to expand the role of green hydrogen to help end the country's reliance on coal. The government agreed on a plan on how to spend the €9 billion earmarked for the project.
This week on Eco Africa we see how a program is giving the younger generation in South Africa their environmental voice and visit locals along the Senegal River who are turning typha into thatched roofs and cooking fuel.
This week, we meet conservationists protecting an endangered bird in South Africa, visit a solar-powered school in Nigeria and discover how one man fought the odds to bring clean, safe water to Kenya's Kibera slum.
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