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