A group of German students has developed a kit that enables anyone to build their own windmill in a week — all from local materials. Having built one in Berlin, they're now inspiring others as far away as Sierra Leone.
This week on eco@africa, we visit a seaweed startup in France, meet elephants in Namibia and find out how a South African slum is going green. Join us for these and other exciting stories from Africa and Europe.
We go Berlin-adjacent in our latest environment blog post in which a self-confessed city snob happens upon some green, local innovations in Brandenburg.
What if you could produce wind energy with a kite? Roderick Read, a Scot living on a remote island, has been working on just such a machine for the past seven years.
Is it possible to fulfill all our global energy needs with renewables only? And which technologies work best to help us transition to a world without fossil fuels? Scientists give answers at COP23.
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