Solar plane completes historic round-the-world flightA solar-powered aircraft successfully completed the first fuel-free flight around the world on Tuesday, returning to Abu Dhabi after an epic 16-month voyage and demonstrating the…
Sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 plane lands in Egypt in penultimate stopThe Solar Impulse 2 landed in Cairo on Wednesday for the penultimate stop in the solar-powered plane's world tour, two days after setting off from Spain.
Solar-powered plane in historic transatlantic crossingThe Solar Impulse 2 landed in Spain Thursday after completing a 71-hour flight from New York in the first "magical" solo transatlantic crossing in a solar-powered airplane.
Solar-powered plane Impulse 2 leaves OklahomaAn experimental, solar-powered aircraft took off from Tulsa, in the midwestern US state of Oklahoma early Saturday, kicking off the latest phase of its record-breaking quest to…
DOWN TO EARTH
Senegal: Lighting the way for off-grid communitiesIn this new episode of "Down to Earth", we head to Senegal, where only three out of five households have access to electricity
Solar plane completes three-day flight across PacificA solar-powered airplane on a mission to fly around the world landed in California, completing a risky, three-day flight across the Pacific Ocean.
EYE ON AFRICA
Burundi military sites attacked, 12 insurgents killedIn Burundi heavily armed gunmen have launched coordinated assaults on army barracks in the capital Bujumbura. Also, African nations call on the world to limit Earth’s warming to…
California's pro-active stance on global warmingThe US state of California is the country's second-largest emitter of carbon dioxide, after Texas. But it's leading the fight against global warming with an ambitious goal: the…
World's biggest polluter set to become solar giantIn this edition we head to Gansu Province, an arid region of China which borders Mongolia. Here, in the vast expanse of the Gobi desert, China is going full steam ahead on solar…
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Ramping up renewables: Time to switch off fossil fuels?In this instalment of FRANCE 24's special series on the Paris Climate Conference, we look at the challenge of switching from fossil fuels to renewable energy.
COP21: How technology fights climate changeIn this special edition of Tech 24, we take a closer look at how technology is helping to fight climate change.
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