-Hey honey, your favorite fried potatoes are ready!
-Thank you darling!Have you saved the oil that you used?I have a flight the next Friday!
In Africa, power is inaccessible, unaffordable, and unreliable for most people. This traps people in poverty – students find it difficult to read after dark, clinics cannot refrigerate vaccines and businesses have shorter operating hours.
It is under consideration for 12 years amiding doubts about its funding, concerns about the impact on the environment and barriers by representatives of the oil industry, but the first marine wind farm in the United States are now closer than ever to be constructed, as greater Japanese bank agreed to provide funds for the construction. The bank Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ announced this week that it will provide a “significant amount” of debt capital for the development and construction of the Cape Wind, which will consist of 130 wind turbines 3,6 MW each . The responsible manager, Takaaki Sakai, said the bank is impressed by the perseverance of the leaders of the project.
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As almost everyone know on the evening of Saturday, March 23, people around the world were asked by campaigners to switch off the lights for an hour to observe “Earth Hour”. Professor Bjorn Lomborg says this gesture will do little to help the planet, and gives people the wrong impression about how to address climate issues.
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With more than 150 countries taking part in last year’s event, the movement has spread even further this year, with the Palestinian Territories, Tunisia, Suriname and Rwanda joining the global commemoration. CBSNEWS published some very interesting pictures spreading the spirit of the movement from all over the world.
Millions of people around the world switch off their lights for Earth Hour at 8.30pm (20:30) in their local times on the last Saturday of March each year. In 2013, Earth Hour occurs one week earlier, on March 23 which is today. Join the global community at www.earthhour.org and find out how you can be the inspiration for the change you want to see in the world.
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Today, 22 March, is World Water Day and some of you may think that lack of water could cause problems to the agriculture and therefore the economy. But UNICEF is here to remind us, or even to inform us, that there are some very dangerous and in some cases fatal aspects of water scarcity and water contamination. This is achieved via the release of a report regarding the child deaths by contaminated water at a global level.
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