Indian farmers are being encouraged to make the change from diesel to solar power for their water pumps. They cost more to buy, but in the long term help increase harvests. Diesel fuel is both expensive and harmful to the environment.
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Pakistan's sunny climate makes it a perfect place to develop solar power. But it still depends on dirty fossil fuels, and is building more coal power plants.
Heavier rains that wash away crops could worsen hunger for a country in which farming makes up 20% of the economy.
High electricity costs pose a problem for businesses in Kenya. But a German startup wants to help them make the switch to affordable clean energy with crowd-funded solar modules.
As other countries turn away from fossil fuel exploration, Greece is searching for oil and natural gas amid protests. But a global shift to renewables and the pandemic are complicating drilling plans.
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