March 30, 2023

Ways & Means: Bringing Water to Thirsty Fields With Help From the Sun

Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions

In this episode of the Ways & Means podcast from the Sanford School of Public Policy, experts working with the James E. Rogers Energy Access Project at Duke University discuss new research into how solar mini-grids could change lives for farmers in Ethiopia, and why that matters for the climate as a whole. This is the fifth episode in the podcast's “Climate Change Solutions” series, which looks at surprising answers to the question of what we can do to help cool a rapidly heating planet.

Guests were:

  • Jonathan Phillips, Director, James E. Rogers Energy Access Project at Duke University
  • Rahel Bekele, Postdoctoral Associate at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy, DREAM Project Team Member
  • Marc Jeuland, faculty member at Duke Sanford School of Public Policy and Duke Global Health Institute, Principal investigator DREAM Project