Thirst

Video | 22 July, 2013

A short documentary exploring the effects of water shortage on people in Inner Mongolia. For ten years, the Chinese state-run organisation Shenhua has sucked this land dry, pumping the water out of these beautiful grasslands to use in fuel production. Once an abundant farming area, this region has become a barren desert, resulting in thousands of people losing their homes and livelihood.

In this short documentary exploring the effects of water shortage on people in Inner Mongolia, Greenpeace East Asia reveals that the Shenhua Group, the world's biggest coal producer by volume, is exploiting water resources in Inner Mongolia at a shocking scale.

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Solar micro-grid project, Dharnai Village, India

Video | 13 August, 2014 at 11:30

The people of Dharnai village used to have a facility supplied by the state Government which provided electricity. This infrastructure hasn't been available for the last 33 years and diesel generators have been the only source of electricity.

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