A Solar Panel Boom, New Method To Cool Buildings

Every week, The Hotpot features four hand-picked climate stories and a video from journalists and experts in the field, to keep you up to date on how to solve climate change. 

The 1st recommended read:

How one Indian state is leading a solar power boom

WeForum | Ewan Thomson | November 30, 2022

Gujarat, India has rooftop panels on 1,300 homes, providing enough energy to serve its 7000 residents. Saving villagers up to 100% of their bills. The Solar project commissioned in 2021 helped increase India’s rooftop solar capacity by 60% in March 2023.

The 2nd recommended read:

Cooling the planet: US researchers develop new climate-friendly method of cooling

World Economic Forum | By Gabi Thesing | February 27, 2023

A new rule would, for the first time in a decade, reduce emissions of soot that disproportionately harm communities of color.

The 3rd recommended read:


Lisanneswart.com | By Lisanne Swart | 30 January, 2020


The 4th recommended read:


Fast Company | By Kristin Thoussaint | December 15, 2022



Cash from trash: could it clean up the world?

The Economist | 14:08 min | Youtube

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