Powerless Africa

Here’s a startling statistic: “each day the City of New York consumes the same amount of electricity as all sub-Saharan African nations combined, excluding South Africa.”

Good Magazine, in collaboration with Column Five, has put together a graphic that illustrates the massive challenges facing countries in Africa—the second largest continent on the planet with a population of one billion—in developing the energy needed to meet basic human needs.

Click the following link to view The Quest to Power Chart.


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