Saving energy for the climate and the budget
07 February 2023 | 10:24 am
Women in low-income communities in India learn how to use energy efficiently. It’s a win-win for the climate as well as the household budget. For many it is the first time they understand the connection between fossil fuels and global warming.
Incidents of Maoist violence and deaths in India have dropped drastically in the last decade pointing to the waning influence of the rebels.
Hundreds of buildings have developed cracks in the Himalayan town, which is a popular tourist and pilgrimage route. Experts and residents have blamed large construction projects, but the firms deny the allegations.
Citing archaic "anti-conversion" laws, right-wing Hindu groups are working to prevent marriages between Indian Hindus and Muslims. Some couples have faced violence and death threats.
The grant has provided an educational lifeline primarily for Muslim university scholars, who now say their careers are being put in jeopardy. Many cannot afford to do research without financial assistance.
German engineering giant Siemens says it's received its largest-ever order from government-owned Indian Railways. The deal is for 1,200 electric locomotives over 11 years, and their repair and maintenance for 35 years.
On the second day of his visit to the Gulf region, Chancellor Olaf Scholz has discussed LNG supplies in Abu Dhabi. Germany is looking to replace Russian gas with a myriad of different gas suppliers.
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South Africa's energy crisis could land the government in court, as opposition groups and trade unions threaten to sue over a decade of crippling blackouts. Also, as the World Economic Forum kicks off in Davos, the head of the International Finance Corporation tells FRANCE 24 that now is the time to ramp up private investment as Africa braces for a global slowdown.
South Africa's energy crisis could land the government in court, as opposition groups and trade unions threaten to sue over a decade of crippling blackouts.
Wednesday at the World Economic Forum brought speeches from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, among others. France 24 Business Editor Kate Moody spoke with French Minister for European Affairs Laurence Boone about Europe's green energy future and how European businesses can stay competitive.
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