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  •  Sadly, it is now a global system bound with (1+ / 0-)
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    money. You know, Trans National Corporations, some larger than most countries.

    muddy water can best be cleared by leaving it alone

    by veritas curat on Tue Apr 16, 2013 at 09:41:44 PM PDT

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    •  True, but Germany (4+ / 0-)

      is doing things like this:

      look at this recently completed five-story residential building in Hamburg. It is covered by panels filled with algae, a fast-growing form of biomass. The building pumps water, nutrients, and compressed CO2 between 129 "bioreactors." When the sun shines, the algae multiplies as a result of photosynthesis. The system collects the residue, then converts it to biogas, which is burned in a boiler. Together with a heat recovery system and solar panels on the roof, the building is completely energy independent, according to its creators.

      Don't blame me, I supported Hillary

      by atana on Tue Apr 16, 2013 at 09:57:07 PM PDT

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