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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