Carbon Zilching

The variety of ways consumers and eco-conscious companies are going carbon neutral

Implications - Going “carbon neutral,” or having “zero carbon emissions,” has become a requisite for many companies. The new green standard requires that individuals and businesses reduce emissions so that there is no carbon released. Other strong movements are carbon offsetting project funding.
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SuperMotorcycles - nUCLEUS: Zero Emissions, Ultra Fast
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SuperMotorcycles
nUCLEUS: Zero Emissions, Ultra Fast
NonObject believes that a new breed of alternative fuel vehicles deserves a new level of experience. They pondered, "Why do motorcycles mimic each other's DNA or mirror ferocious animals from the wild?"… [More]
Boats Powered by Human Fat (FOLLOW UP) - Earthrace Sets Records
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Boats Powered by Human Fat (FOLLOW UP)
Earthrace Sets Records
Despite being threatened by pirates and having almost been sunk by submerged logs, the Earthrace biodiesel trimaran (powered by recycled human fat) made the fastest trip around the world. This knocks 14… [More]
Cube-Shaped Eco Architecture - The Modular Dice House
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Cube-Shaped Eco Architecture
The Modular Dice House
The Dice House architectural concept is a zero carbon home designed to be used both as a stand alone house and as part of an attached multiple dwelling scheme. The 9x9 meter cube which sits on an octagonal… [More]
Carbon Neutral Flying Cars - The Parajet Skycar
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Mild 10,316 Clicks Pub: Jul 17, 08
Carbon Neutral Flying Cars
The Parajet Skycar
The Parajet Skycar, a biodiesel-powered, all-terrain dune buggy, doubles as a powered paraglider. It will be "the world’s first carbon neutral flying car," according to the company. The Skycar Expedition… [More]
Zero Carbon City - Smith & Gill Design For Masdar City
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Zero Carbon City
Smith & Gill Design For Masdar City
The centerpiece of the world's first zero-carbon city, Masdar City, has been designed by a Chicago area firm, Adrian Smith & Gordon Gill. Its 1.4 million square feet will generate more energy than it… [More]
Fossil Fuel-Free Communities - GEOS in Colorado
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Fossil Fuel-Free Communities
GEOS in Colorado
There is a lot of talk about alternative energy, but people in Arvada, Colorado, USA will soon be walking the talk if they live in the new GEOS community. They will be able to live in houses which do not… [More]
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