Using ‘fake trees’ to cut carbon


A recent report by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMECHE) suggests some pretty interesting approaches to geo-engineering carbon reducing structures, including artificial trees, algae-coated and reflective buildings. See above for the artificial tree idea, which according to the ABC News are envisioned to be 12 metres tall, and absorb enough CO2 from the air to offset 20 cars. Neat stuff.

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