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Video - Solar Panels at Richards Memorial United Church

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This video is an interview with Rev Janet Fradette of Richards Memorial United Church in London, Ontario. The church completed a roof-mounted solar panel installation in the form of a cross as a demonstration of their congregation's commitment to care for Creation.

 

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This video is a supplement to the article Solar Power for Faith Communities.

 

For more information about Richards Memorial, United please visit their website. They also have information about their solar project, as well as a live feed of the power being generated by the panels and explanations of the carbon offsets and benefits to this source of community renewable energy.

In this issue..

Keeping Hockey Alive: Coping with Climate Change

 

by Michelle McConnell 

 

Hockey is a sport that is deeply entrenched in our Canadian culture. We grew up skating. We breathed the cold air into our lungs in the winter while we furiously passed the puck along the rink, skating, it seemed, to save our lives, all in an effort to score and win. The rink is where we made our first friends, our first teams, and our first falls when learning to skate. We knew that most afternoons would be spent watching, or hearing about, hockey games. During the playoffs, the channel never changed. We know the game by heart, and we love it.

But what if that culture is being threatened by climate change? Well, the National Hockey League has said just that, that climate change threatens the continued culture of hockey for Canadians. 

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