PHOTO CAPTION: 2009 award recipient, MIT Roboscooter

Buckminister Fuller Institute Recognizes Environmental Innovation

Past winners include MIT's electric cars.

Published: 04-Jun-2010

Did you know that the best way to reclaim arid land is to let animals graze on it?

Or that the hottest new things on wheels may be motorless cars and folding scooters that operate only with power generated by batteries in their wheel hubs?

Or that to clean up toxic wastewater you needn't go the expense of gigantic waste purification plants----you can do it with a mix of bacteria, plants and other environmentally sound eco-systems costing far less and much more ecologically friendly?


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Former Pirelli Tire North America CEO addresses local Rotary Club.

Roadster #750 completes road trip to Detroit despite winter driving conditions and heavy snow.

Telsa will donate the full value of production car VIN 1,000 to charities.

Subaru R1e negotiating the streets of Manhattan Island, New York City.

The range limitations of most early electric cars will matter less in tightly packed urban areas, where the daily driving distance is likely to be much shorter than in the suburbs or rural areas.


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