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Empower Generation: Women Are Leading The Energy Revolution In Nepal

January 29th, 2018 | by The Beam

Only by reducing energy poverty and empowering women entrepreneurship a real social and economic development can be achieved. We spoke with Anya Cherneff, Executive Director of Empower Generation, a US nonprofit social enterprise with affiliates in Nepal, which aims to empower women to set up businesses selling solar energy products in rural communities


South Asia’s Worst Monsoon Flooding In Years — 1,200 Dead Across India, Bangladesh, & Nepal

August 30th, 2017 | by James Ayre

More than 1,200 people have died across India, Bangladesh, and Nepal in recent days as a result of the flooding accompanying the worst monsoon season in years, according to recent reports. So, while the disaster unfolding in Texas and Louisiana is of course worth keeping an eye on, it should be realized that there are disasters occurring elsewhere as well


2017 Zayed Future Energy Prize Awards & Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week Opening Ceremony

January 16th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

In a few moments, the 2017 Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week will launch. That includes the opening of the 2017 World Future Energy Summit, the 2017 Zayed Future Energy Prize awards ceremony, WISER (Women in Sustainability, Environment and Renewable Energy), Abu Dhabi Global Action Day, the 2017 International Water Summit, and more. Technically, it also includes the IRENA General Assembly, which I attended on Saturday and where I was inspired to write about the totally insane carbon bubble and tremendous cost-competitive renewable energy potential (790 GW) in South East Europe (more articles to come from the IRENA event)


Gujarat & The Problem Of Plenty

April 12th, 2015 | by Guest Contributor

The Indian state of Gujarat was the first to plan for solar power, but those plans have stalled because of political challenges that have arisen



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