A Greener Way To Get Into Space: The Bloon

August 18, 2011 by  
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Images credit Bloon Rockets can be dirty things, spewing perchlorates and other wastes. Even when they burn hydrogen and oxygen, there is a huge carbon footprint to liquifying the stuff. The Virgin Galactic will be running on a pretty clean fuel but isn’t perfect. The Bloon may be the cleanest and greenest way to get close to space. It’s a giant balloon that will take passengers 36 km up at a leisurely pace…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Lennar & KB Homes Go Solar in San Antonio

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Image credit: Lennar Homes Earlier this summer, San Antonio, Texas made a big splash in the renewable energy world, announcing that plans for a 50MW solar power plant were being upgraded to 400MW on the basis of surprisingly favorable costs. Now the city looks set to make another move toward mainstream clean energy, as two of its largest home builders start offering solar power as an option on new homes in the area. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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