Solar Energy is Becoming Cheaper than Coal-fired Power Stations
“…the International Renewable Energy Agency… estimates that 61 percent of coal capacity in the United States costs more to operate than building new renewable energy plants…. In India, 70 percent of coal capacity is more expensive to run than building new renewables; in Germany it is 100 percent.” For details, click HERE.
Top Soccer Player in Senegal Gives Back
Senegal won The African Cup on February 6 with top goal-scorer Sadio Mané being named The Player of the Tournament. Mané, has become a major philanthropist: ‘ “Why would I want 10 Ferraris, 20 diamond watches, or 2 planes?” says the man who will become a forever-legend in African football. “I built schools, a stadium, we provide clothes, shoes, food for people who are in extreme poverty. I prefer that my people receive a little of what life has given me.” ‘ The Good News Network has more on this generous man and his team.
Stranger Driving by Saves Mother and Child from House Fire
On his way to work, Ryan Pasborg smelled smoke and saw flames coming from a window. The children who got out told him their mother and 4-year-old brother were still inside. Read about this heroic rescue in The Good News Network.
Crocodile Freed from Six-Year Neck Tire
A crocodile in Indonesia is finally free of the tire around his neck after wearing it for six years. Many people including experts had tried to capture the croc, but a local man named Tili finally succeeded. Here’s the story from CNN/Reuters, and here’s a video:
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