Posts Tagged ‘rooftop’

World’s Largest Urban Rooftop Farm Set To Open in 2020 In Paris, France

Mandy Froelich, Truth Theory Waking Times If you are enthused by eco-friendly architecture and inventive solutions to modern food shortages, then you are going to love this latest news. The world’s largest urban farm is set to open in Paris, France, next year. Best of all, the project is slated to feed thousands of people annually. The world’s largest rooftop […]

Rooftop solar panels underpin household income in S. Khorasan

Financial Tribune – Households in some deprived regions in South Khorasan Province that have built solar panels on their rooftops are earning almost $75 per month, the head of the provincial Regional Electricity Company said. “Close to 155 families have rooftop solar panels producing 5 kilowatts on average,” Mohammad Ibrahim Shoraka said, IRIB reported Tuesday. […]

Parrot Curses At Firefighter Trying To Rescue It From A Rooftop

You know the feeling when you’ve been stuck on top of a house for a few days and you are enjoying it so much you just don’t want to get down.  That’s exactly what happened to a parrot in north London over the weekend who despite efforts from firefighters was quite happy on his lofty […]

How Solar Panels On A Church Rooftop Broke The Law In N.C.

How Solar Panels On A Church Rooftop Broke The Law In N.C. Above Photo: An environmental group installed solar panels atop Faith Community Church three years ago to sell the church clean energy at rates far lower than the local utility’s. A court ruled that by selling the power, the group violated state restrictions. Credit: […]

Biggest Threat To 99% Not The 1% But The .1% We Are The 99.9%!

Print Friendly Above Photo: Suzanne Tucker/ Shutterstock.com Unpack the numbers on America’s highest earners and there’s a stark division between the well-off and the dangerously affluent. “We are the 99 percent” is a great slogan, but is it distracting our attention from a sinister reality? There’s strong evidence that it’s not the 1 percent you should […]

Pakistan media attacked after blackout during execution of liberal governor’s killer

Media organizations in Karachi, Lahore, Hyderabad and other cities were attacked Friday by enraged mobs who were holding demonstrations in the wake of Qadri’s execution on February 29. Quadri was working as a bodyguard for the Punjab governor, Salmaan Taseer, when he shot and killed Taseer in January 2011. Quadri said he killed the governor […]

The Blood Of The Earth: Agriculture, Land Rights, And Haitian History

Print Friendly Above Photo: In this photo, Haitian farmers maximize productivity in small lots by utilizing a technique – adapted from Nicaragua – of planting in recycled tires. Roberto (Bear) Guerra. Yesterday, January 12, on the sixth anniversary of the 7.0 earthquake, Haitians mourned the countless lives lost. Among the many aftershocks they face is disaster capitalism, […]

BEST OF THE WEB: Liar’s Award for 2015: US brought peace to Syria!

     The United States government can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but it cannot fool all of the people all of the time. That’s why when State Department Spokesman John Kirby bragged up Washington’s sordid achievements of 2015, even things that they […]

PA Cop Faces 30 Years In Prison After Being Duped By FBI Corruption Set-Up

A Pennsylvania cop with the Fairview Township police department in York County was arrested on federal corruption charges after being duped by an FBI sting operation, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said Friday. Federal prosecutors maintain that 41-year-old Tyson Baker stole money from drug traffickers who had been arrested and pulled over, removed money seized by his department from evidence, and […]

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