SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — The World Cup may be great for planet football, but it isn't so good for planet Earth.
FIFA says the 2014 tournament, which will require huge amounts of air travel to venues across Brazil, will produce the equivalent of 2.72 million metric tons of carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas.
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WE know most of you by now have already blocked off Thursday, September 19 — Saturday, September 21 for Jamaica Observer Takes Style Out. We wanted however, to ensure our friends in Half-Way-Tree were ready.
“I think TSO is great; we just need to ensure we have stock; that they are reasonably priced. That way we’ll definitely make a profit. Everything goes well on that night; we give a lot of discounts on the things. The clothes move well, but the household things go faster on that night.”
STACY ANN MURRAY:
“Last year was a good one; I made a little profit. Juice, liquor and phone credit move very well for us on that night when people return from the plazas. I hope this year will be even better than last.”
“Normally, over the years TSO has always been good for me. I don't know about this time, but I always enjoyed the other times. Maybe this year will be even better.”
“Last year was good; I sold a lot of tops, shorts and stuff like that.”
“Well, we sell mostly alcohol, cigarettes and stuff like that. On a night like TSO things sell faster than other nights. It's always a success. Here is usually crowded: we drink liquor, celebrate and have some fun.”
— Curt Cawley
STACY ANN MURRAY
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