Vatican to Build Europe’s Largest Solar Power Plant

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMore The Vatican recently announced that it intends to spend 660 million dollars to create what will effectively be Europe’s largest solar power plant. This massive 100 megawatt photovoltaic installation will provide enough energy to power all of its 40,000 households. To reduce its greenhouse emissions even more, the Vatican is contemplating using an electric popemobile and the Pope’s summer residence is being fitted to run on power from the methane generated by the horse stables. (Bloomberg.com via Inhabitat.com) AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Kayaks Over to a Family to Discuss Climate Change

first_imgCarrie Robinson, whose parents were discussing the rising water levels of Ontario’s Niagara River and similar environmental issues with Trudeau, filmed the exchange and later posted the clip on social media.“Justin Trudeau just kayaked up to my house and talked to my parents? Classic,” says Robinson.WATCH: Canada Welcomes Refugees At the Airport With Coats and HealthcareTrudeau had been on his way down the river from delivering some hard-hitting comments on climate change and Canada’s position with the Paris Climate Accord.“The future is still bright for those who have the courage to confront hard truths and the confidence to stay the course. Canada will not back down from our commitment to fight climate change,” said the life vest-clad Trudeau. “And we are not alone. Around the world, nearly every country is on our side. … We can’t walk away from the reality of climate change, and we won’t walk away from a global plan that has a realistic chance of fighting it.”(WATCH the video below) AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreIn possibly one of the most endearingly Canadian gestures he has shown in office, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is trending on Twitter for casually kayaking up to a family on World Environment Day and chatting it up with a local family. Click To Share This Classically Canadian Story With Your FriendsAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more

Golden Rackets return to Ghana

first_imgThe senior National Tennis Team, the Golden Rackets, are safely back in Ghana after participating in the Africa Zone Group III Davis Cup held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from the 3rd to 9th May 2010.The team managed to defend its Africa Zone Group III status but was unable to qualify to the Euro/Africa Zone Group II stage.Morocco and Tunisia were the countries that qualified to the Euro/Africa Zone Group II stage out of the 16 African countries that competed in the 2010 Africa Zone Group III Davis Cup.The contingent arrived in Ghana on Monday 10th May 2010 and they included four players namely Henry Adjei Darko,Salifu Mohammed, Emmanuel Mensah and Owusu Mensford.David Churcher and Kobby Brew were the officials who accompanied the players to the games.last_img read more