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MIT’s Stackable City Car

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY, MIT Stackable City Car, Folding City Car, Green Public Transportation, Car Sharing, city car, MIT, electric, lithium, ion, battery, batteries, last mile, public transport, car sharing

 Meant to work more like a car sharing service than that of a personal vehicle, MIT hopes to change the way that we think about personal transportation. Stacks of vehicles could be placed throughout the city to create a small network that is linked to the existing mass transportation systems within the city.

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November 14, 2007 Posted by | amazing, green world, news | , , | Leave a comment

Blog Action Day: Water-Powered Hydrogen Micro Fuel Cell on the Way

“The phrase “hydrogen fuel cell” seems to make about half of all TreeHuggers salivate with anticipation and the other half roll their eyes in pipe-dreamed disgust. This story has a little something for both sides: Samsung has announced that they have a micro fuel cell capable of powering cell phones for 10 hours with nothing more than a shot of water.”

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October 15, 2007 Posted by | Blog action day, green world | Leave a comment

Incredible green roof

“Designed by architects emilio ambasz & associates, the acros fukuoka building in fukuoka city, japan houses a number of offices, retail space, a 2′000 seat theatre and a museum.

it was built on the last available green space in the city so the design needed to keep as much of that greenery as possible whilst still delivering a building big enough to hold the necessary facilities.”

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October 11, 2007 Posted by | green world, random | Leave a comment

Top 10 Sexiest Green Cars

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Green cars are officially sexy. No longer are they small, ugly, plodding electric commuters – they’re speedy, exciting, desirable sports cars. Inhabitat has compliled a list of the 5 sexiest models, which makes for an interesting read.

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August 28, 2007 Posted by | cars, green world, random | Leave a comment

The 10 Fastest Green Cars on the Planet

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10 cars — funky, fun and each the fastest for its power source, from an American-built ethanol-fueled roadster that runs like the wind, to a three-seat urban buggy from France that runs on the wind.
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August 28, 2007 Posted by | cars, green world, random | Leave a comment

Arctic sea ice shrinks to record low

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There was less sea ice in the Arctic on Friday than ever before on record, and the melting is continuing, the National Snow and Ice Data Center reported.

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August 18, 2007 Posted by | green world, news | Leave a comment

Portland’s solar storage facility

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It’s 22 stories tall and 175,000 square feet of integrated solar panels….

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August 15, 2007 Posted by | green world | 1 Comment