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The Vertical Farm: Conceiving the World's Greenest Building
By Andy Mannle | Wednesday, 03 October 2007

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Imagine a glass-walled skyscraper bursting with enough food to feed 60,000 people.


Imagine a green building where hi-tech farmers turn wastewater and compost into organic produce, fresh water, and clean energy.


The idea of a Vertical Farm is more than just a possibility for one Columbia professor. In fact, he believes it could very well be the future of food.

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New Lessons from Venus?
By Andy Mannle | Saturday, 01 December 2007

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photo courtesy of Nature
Long considered earth's twin, new evidence from Venus helps confirm what scientists since Carl Sagan have long suspected: that a runaway greenhouse gas effect is to blame for her 800-degree surface temperatures.

The European Space Agency's Venus Express mission, the first to Venus in nearly a decade, has helped scientists explain the feedback cycles that led to the planet's current inhospitable conditions, the journal Nature reports this week.

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China Breaks Promise of Green Olympics
By Mark Durham | Monday, 08 October 2007
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China promised the world a green Olympics for 2008. Instead, with the Olympic Games less than a year away, China is racing to turn Beijing into a green Potemkin village: sending a million cars into temporary exile, jailing environmental dissidents, and chasing pollution-intensive factories outside the city limits. But while Beijing is making pretty for the foreigners, China's economic engine continues to roar forward, driving the country ever deeper into an environmental abyss.

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