- Last week, residents of Florida reported seeing hazy skies that were the result of dust travel from the African continent. The dust, coming from the Sahara desert, was carried across the Atlantic and landed in Southern Florida as a result of a mix of meteorological conditions.
- This week, Algeria set a deadline to accept construction bids for solar farms as as a step towards the nation’s progressive goal of 650 megawatts of solar energy by 2015. Similar efforts are underway in other nations in North Africa, including Egypt and Morocco.
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