Wind blows. Water falls. But for the first time, one is now powering the other. Engineers in Germany are storing water for hydroelectricity inside wind turbines allowing the towers act like massive batteries once the wind stops blowing. 366 more words
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The loss of ancestral rights, lands and natural resources continues apace in places where the affected communities lack credible and effective representation. In Guatemala, as Honduras and other countries, the indigenous and campesinos refuse to be silenced, often at the cost of their lives. 986 more words
(translated) Environmental activist Gustavo Castro is in danger in the community of La Esperanza, Honduras
Zambia was plunged into darkness as a massive blackout cut power to virtually the entire country earlier this week.
The capital of Lusaka and all the major cities were without power for the second time this month as the copper-producing southern African country grapples with a crippling drought and… 520 more words