South Asia

Worsening Monsoons, Assassinated Activist, Broken US Infrastructure Negotiations — Nexus Media News Roundup

The following are three short news pieces from Nexus Media. A Million Years Of Mud: Climate Change Will Make Monsoons Worse Climate change will likely worsen monsoons affecting one-fifth of the world’s population, new research suggests. The study, published Friday in Science Advances, assessing data from the past million years, supports … [continued]

Off-Grid Lighting Boom In Africa & South Asia Saved $3.4 Billion For Poor Households

Originally published on PlanetSave. According to the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA), poor households in Asia and Africa saved some $3.4 billion based on the rapid uptake of solar lighting. GOGLA has released its Social Impact Report, which addresses a significant increase in solar lighting products in off-grid locales. The impact of … [continued]