With the EU planning to generate 27 percent of its power using renewables by 2030, there's an urgent need for sufficient storage systems. Germany is looking to Norway for ideas.
On this week's Eco Africa, we watch the band making music from garbage in DR Congo, check out the solar lamps improving education in Rwanda, and visit the fight to save South Africa's endangered native plants.
This week's Eco Africa is a special edition on eco-friendly businesses. From recycled batteries in Ghana to compost toilets in Germany, we explore the startups proving that it pays to be green.
By turning renewable electricity into fuel, power-to-X could free transport, heating and industrial process from fossil fuels — once costs fall.
African masks have a history almost as long as the continent to which they belong, but an artist in Ghana has given them a whole new twist by making them out of waste. Meet the inimitable Ed Franklin Gavua.
Send us your stories, photos and videos and we will showcase them on our website where they can inspire others to do their bit too.
Meet a man who's doing his bit for the environment by digging holes in urban India. It might sound unlikely, but it's helping to prevent both flooding and drought. Welcome to the world of the recharge well.
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 on Eco Africa we visit a startup combating Senegal's slash and burn farming traditions, see how to turn scrap metal into art in Kenya and look into the possibilities of using hydrogen to fuel the world.
This week on Eco Africa, we meet the Tanzanian communities working to keep the Mara River clean and safe, the Kenyan women protecting endangered elephants and the Rwandans putting e-waste to good use.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast brings you environment stories from around the globe.
Lights are off for Earth Hour around the globe as activists try to put climate disruption back on the agenda. Experts readying for the next UN summit in Glasgow admit mass travel by delegates will need a rethink.
Climate change fears are driving consumers toward clean energy. Fossil fuel companies are trying to offset losses from the renewable energy transition with petrochemicals, which carry other environmental costs.
Warmer sea temperatures have led to huge coral damage, authorities have said. The reef was hit by back-to-back coral bleaching in 2016 and 2017.
© 2020 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version