Nicaragua: Momotombo Volcano erupts after centurys calmness

Sand and ash have covered La Paz Centro municipality in Nicaragua, as a result of Wednesdays (2 December) hours long eruption of Momotombo Volcano. It has been 110 years of relative calmness since the 1297m high volcano experienced a major eruption last time in 1905. Dec 3, 2015

Europes most powerful solar farm opens near Bordeaux

Europes biggest photovoltaic solar power plant opened on Tuesday (1 December) near Bordeaux on the second day of the COP21 climate conference hosted by France. With the projects inauguration, France has made up some lost ground after being a relative latecomer to the solar phenomenon compared to its neighbours in Europe. Dec 1, 2015

Guatemala: Fuego volcano spews ash and lava

Guatemalas Fuego volcano is at it again, erupting early on Monday (30 December), spewing lava into the night sky. The volcano – about 29 miles southwest of Guatemala City – has had at least three large lava flows reported in recent days. David de Leon of Guatemalas emergency agency CONRED is monitoring the situation closely. Dec 1, 2015