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Deep-root GMOs could feed world and store carbon

August 20th, 2019 / Inhabitat

Scientists are experimenting with new genetic modification technology that “supercharges” plants to enhance what they already excel at sequestering carbon. As the world scrambles to find innovative mitigation solutions, plants have been doing what they quietly perfected over millions and millions of years ago– taking carbon from the atmosphere and converting it …

How solar power is bringing food security to Africa

November 25th, 2016 / The Ecologist, UK

Solar is most commonly known for its potential to transform the world’s energy supply. Solar farms are popping up all over the place, and costs continue to plummet. Only this month the International Energy Agency released figures showing that last year, around the world, half a million solar panels were …

Power to the people – especially youth

August 17th, 2015 / Daily Monitor, Uganda

Lominda Afedraru, B4FA Fellow, reports: Conditions in the Ugandan energy sector are conducive to the use of renewable resources and steps have been taken to encourage greater efficiency of energy consumption. The programme which is aimed at Promoting use of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency supports the Ugandan Ministry …