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Fermentalg. CO2-absorbing algae street lamp.

May 30, 2012 in Biotech/ Biofuels, Carbon capture

Based just outside of Bordeaux, France, biotech Fermentalg is designing a groundbreaking street lamp that absorbs enormous amounts of CO2, over 150-200 times more than a tree — using microalgae. French biochemist Pierre Calleja founded Fermentalg in 2009 to exploit the wonders of microalgae for many applications from fuel to health to the fishing industry. The microalgae street […]

BlablaCar. Share the cost!

March 26, 2012 in Transportation

Founded in 2006, BlablaCar is a European car-sharing website with over 1.6 million members in France, Spain, and the UK.  The site connects drivers with empty seats and paying passengers — with the objective to reduce cost and carbon emissions for all involved.  And above all, the site encourages social “blabla” fixtures such as profiles […]