Monthly Archive: September 2016

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Can an Algae-Powered Lamp Quench Our Thirst For Energy?

A French chemist is developing street lights that can absorb carbon dioxide 200 times more efficiently than trees

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Finding an implementing sustainable energy sources is critical towards combating climate change. Algae-powered lamp put a check in the box for reducing dependence on fossil fuels. They also repair the damage we have done with CO2 emissions. A single algae-powered lamp can absorb as much C02 in a year as an average tree does in its lifetime. Now that is a sustainable energy solution! Besides, parking lots lit with this these lights would make awesome sets for sci-fi movies.