How Africa Is Hacking Its Energy Crisis
To learn more about energy poverty, visit one.org/energy
More than one billion people live in the dark due to a lack of electricity. So where in the world is electricity still not available?
ONE: JOIN THE FIGHT AGAINST EXTREME POVERTY
“Lack of access to electricity and modern energy sources profoundly limits economic development, constrains people’s life chances and traps millions in extreme poverty.”
2012 International Year of Sustainable Energy for All
“The International Year of Sustainable Energy for All presents a valuable opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of increasing sustainable access to energy, energy efficiency, and renewable energy at the local, national, regional and international levels.”
Solar-Powered Bulbs Brighten Off-Grid Homes
“More than 1.4 billion people around the world have no access to electricity. When the sun goes down, darkness comes up. Almost all of these people live in Africa and India.”
Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: “Ephimeral”
Subscribe to TestTube News!
TestTube News is committed to answering the smart, inquisitive questions we have about life, society, politics and anything else happening in the news. It’s a place where curiosity rules and together we’ll get a clearer understanding of this crazy world we live in.
Watch more TestTube:
TestTube now has a newsletter! Get a weekly round-up of our most popular videos across all the shows we make here at TestTube. For more info and to sign-up, click here.
TestTube on Twitter
Trace Dominguez on Twitter
TestTube on Facebook
TestTube on Google+
Download the New TestTube iOS app!
Special thanks to Laura Ling for hosting TestTube!
Check Laura out on Twitter: