Oh Go Climb Up a Tree: Sky-High Treehouse Hotels (Slideshow)

March 26, 2010 by  
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Photo via Cedar Creek Treehouse The Swiss Family Robinson did it. The Berenstein Bears did it.

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‘Polluter Harmony’ Ad Mocks Exxon, Takes on Offshore Drilling (Video)

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Greenpeace’s first Polluter Harmony video , starring Lisa ‘Dirty Air’ Murkowski and the lobbyist who helped write her amendment to limit the Clean Air Act, made a big enough splash to warrant a sequel. This time, the polluting lovers are Exxon CEO Rex Tillerman, pro-offshore drilling governor Bob Mitchell, and a Saudi prince. Pretty salacious stuff

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Make Your Own Earth Hour Event

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The green states are officially participating in Earth Hour . It is hard to find out exactly what is happening on Earth Hour; most activities are pretty local. Thirty states are turning out the lights in their governor’s mansions and other public buildings, and according to USA Today, the Empire State Building, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Las Vegas Strip, Niagara Falls and the Willis Tower, formerly the Sears Tower, are all shutting them down

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10 Senate Dems Say They’ll Bail on Energy Reform if it Includes Too Much Offshore Drilling

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Photo via Chron Oh fine lines, how hard ye are to walk, as the senators crafting bipartisan clean energy reform are certainly well aware by now. See, hope was growing (though it’s been stagnant for a bit) that Lindsey Graham’s support , along with measures to bolster

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Rotel Is A Capsule Hotel on Wheels

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Images via gismag TreeHugger has posted many times on capsule hotels , that are so efficient at packing people into small spaces. The German travel company Rotel Tours goes one step further, and puts a capsule hotel on wheels. Tourists sit in the front by day, and move to the rear at night

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Eco-Cute Heat Pump Uses CO2 As Refrigerant, Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Len Puhacz of Mycom Canada with the Eco-Cute Heat pump Another dirty little secret about heat pumps (beside the fact that I think their benefits are oversold ) is that eventually, they will leak and lose their refrigerant into the atmosphere, where it has a global warming potential of up to 1900 times that of CO2. Mayekawa has solved this with its dreadfully named Eco-Cute heat pump by using carbon dioxide as the refrigerant. It is only offered in industrial sizes, but not only eliminates the more harmful refrigerants, but has a CO…

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