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  •  It Would Be Something (0+ / 0-)

    It would be more than what so far is just words.

    "When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." - HST

    by DocGonzo on Fri Nov 29, 2013 at 04:34:47 PM PST

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    •  It surely would be...ah...is something. (8+ / 0-)

      Dateline 12/10/10
      http://inhabitat.com/...

      Last year Inhabitat reported that the Vatican was spending $660 million on a massive 100MW photovoltaic installation that would effectively be Europe’s largest solar power plant. Now complete and in operation, the installation of this array has not only made Vatican City the first solar powered nation state in the world, but according to the state’s official newspaper, it is now the greenest state in the world.

      I'm a Vietnam Era vet. I'm also an Erma Bombeck Era vet. When cussing me out and calling me names please indicate which vet you would like to respond to your world changing thoughts.

      by Just Bob on Fri Nov 29, 2013 at 04:48:45 PM PST

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      •  what if this became a papal directive (0+ / 0-)

        require every diocese to become carbon free
        as soon as possible

        either wind, solar, tidal.

        and for their vehicles to be EV as soon as options
        become available.  

        think of what this would mean, if the one of the
        largest religions of the west were to push this

      •  Vatican Investment (0+ / 0-)

        Yes, I applaud the Vatican for investing in lowering its energy bills. Because that reduces its pollution. It's spending the savings on the poor, right?

        Oh, BTW, that was the previous pope (still drawing a salary and living off those donations from poor people) in 2010. So yeah, so far just words from this pope.

        "When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." - HST

        by DocGonzo on Sat Nov 30, 2013 at 11:42:09 AM PST

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