Barefoot solar engineers

Everyone's affected by climate change, but women are increasingly being seen as more vulnerable than men because they represent the majority of the world's poor and are proportionally more dependent on threatened natural resources. In India's Rajasthan desert some of the region's poorest are being trained as "barefoot solar engineers" so putting these ideas into practice and showing how the new idea of "green jobs" can also help alleviate poverty.

Audio | 03 June 2009