Published on Feb 20, 2013
Caught between the promise of prosperity that natural gas extraction in the Karoo Basin might bring and concerns about environmental and health impacts, citizen resistance to fracking is growing in the Republic of South Africa. Earth Focus correspondent Jeff Barbee reports.
Published on Nov 23, 2012 by itnnews
A group of students have developed the generator to counter Nigeria’s chronic electricity problems. Report by Ashley Fudge.
India’s rapidly expanding economy has created a growing demand for building materials.
The stone mining industry has become a large and lucrative business, but corruption and a lack of transparency have had a damaging effect on the environment.
Al Jazeera’s Nilanjan Chowdry reports from the western state of Rajasthan.
Millions of the poorest people in the Philippines live without electricity.
Some try to tap external power sources – an illegal and often dangerous practice, but a new and cheap solar light idea provides an answer for a growing number of Filipinos.
Al Jazeera’s Marga Ortigas reports from Manila, the Philippines.
President Mwai Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga held talks to explore ways of cushioning Kenyans from the escalating of living with Odinga expected to announce the new measures in parliament today. Already the national oil corporation has reduced fuel prices by two shillings across the board on the recommended pump prices. And as Chris Thairu reports, this comes as parliament prepares to debate a motion by legislator Ababu Namwamba seeking to downsize the cabinet by half and increase taxation on mps salaries.