Carbon-neutral home in Australia conceals its energy efficiency with minimalist design

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United Nations recognizes first-ever carbon-neutral soccer club

The Forest Green Rovers, a Gloucestershire-based team in the English Football League, who prides itself as “the world’s greenest football club” has been recognized by the United Nations as the world’s fist ever certified carbon-neutral club. The team joined the Football League last year in its first ever debut in the 129 year history of the club and is part of League Two.

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Startup is developing kelp farms in the open ocean to make carbon-neutral biofuel

Could a robotic kelp farm offer a cleaner fuel that could be used in cars or airplanes? Startup Marine BioEnergy will soon begin testing their kelp elevator, a kelp farm that can move up and down in the water with the help of drones to best access sunlight and nutrients, near Catalina Island in California. They think using the kelp, they could make a biofuel that’s cost-competitive with fossil fuels.

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