Week in Pictures: Pollution’s Dangerous Beauty, Incredible Edible Gardens, and More (Slideshow)

August 19, 2011 by  
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Photo: TreeHugger The production of petroleum, of metals, and of fertilizer– seen here –result in polluted runoff that, when captured in the right moment, are as beautiful as they are troubling. Photographer J Henry Fair has captured these moments for his new book The Day After Tomorrow and to open viewers to a vision of a cleaner future. We also have the most incredible edible gardens, 10 gorgeous new bikes we want now, and more, in our photo roun… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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German Village Produces 321% More Energy Than It Uses

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We’ve seen one UK town aim for 30% renewables by 2015 , and the United Arab Emirates’ Masdar is often touted as the world’s first clean energy city . But few communities could beat the huge push for renewables seen in Wildpoldsried, Germany, a town which has grown a clean energy industry bringing in $5.7m in annual revenue in just over a decade. And they’ve done it debt free. BioCycle has a fascinating report on this

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