Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a global solar alliance of 120 countries at the Paris climate summit in December. He hopes 40 percent of India’s electricity will come from renewable energy by 2030. He even wants to export solar technology.
A group of young independent filmmakers from Jeddah are hoping to inspire others, by bringing their film to the Berlin film festival. Barakah Meets Barakah, a quirky comedy, which debuted at this year's Berlinale, shows the challenges of dating in Saudi, while also imparting some commentary about the limitations of public space in the country.