Floating Islands: Using Garbage to Clean Polluted Water

October 25, 2010 by  
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A small company based in rural Montana has big dreams for using post-consumer plastic waste to restore fish populations, sequester carbon, remove water pollution — and create unlimited amounts of new waterfront property.

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Parking Lots to Do Double Duty as Water Heaters, Chillers

October 25, 2010 by  
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Long derided as a waste of space and a symbol of sprawl, the heat energy in the pavement in your lot could soon be used to heat hot water or be used in absorption chillers to provide cooling.

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Toyota To Offer Plug-In Prius In 2011

December 16, 2009 by  
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Toyota has big, big plans for the Prius, their flagship hybrid sedan. While they play the yes-no-maybe game with the Prius a brand name in-and-of-itself, they are taking the hybrid to the next level by offering a plug-in version of the Prius for the 2011 model year. Called the Prius PHV, it will have a short all-electric range as well as the ability to travel highway speeds under electric-only power.

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