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Solar power rising in France

The French government wants to double the country’s sustainable energy capacity over the next ten years. Solar power is to be increased fivefold.

Pakistan pushes back polio

The number of polio cases in Pakistan has dropped by 96 percent in just four years. Last year, the country had 18 cases of the paralysing disease.

Lights on in Ethiopia

In Ethiopia, electricity now reaches 45% of the population, compared with just 5% in 2000. The plan is to reach the whole population by 2025.

No more rough sleeping in Helsinki

The number of homeless in Helsinki has dropped to nearly zero, due to a strategy of providing them with a stable home, then help to quit alcohol and drug abuse.

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During the past year, four additional countries have successfully destroyed their entire stockpile of cluster bombs.

Four countries scrap their cluster bombs

During the past year, four additional countries have successfully destroyed their entire stockpile of cluster bombs.

Billions of people all over the world live without an official address or identity, and it makes almost everything in life difficult or impossible. But new technology allows everyone to tell where they live - with just three words.
What do California, Rwanda and Morocco have in common? They have all turned the plastic bag down

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