MINI just unveiled an amazing all-electric model of their iconic car

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MINI blended inspiration from the past and future for an all-electric car with a retro flair: the classic Mini Electric. The company said this unique car signals their commitment to zero emissions technology. In a statement, they said, “The spontaneous power of its electric motor provides a new dimension to the unmistakable go-kart feeling that helped propel the British small car in its original form to worldwide popularity.”

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24-year-old Yemeni engineer invents mini biogas plants for home use

Some villages in the country of Yemen still don’t have electricity since the recent conflict started nearly two years ago, according to 24-year-old chemical engineering graduate Omer Badokhon speaking to Reuters. He hopes to bring power and combat indoor pollution with micro-scale biogas devices to transform trash into cleaner fuel. He recently among the winners of the Young Champions of the Earth prize from United Nations Environment, winning a $15,000 prize he plans to use to construct 50 to 80… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Microsoft is razing its Redmond campus to build a sustainable mini city

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