Solutions & Sustainable Growth
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It's interesting that the country that depends the most on petrodollars is the country that is building one of the first energy sustainable cities.
Sustainable Growth at Masdar City, abu dhabi
Masdar City is a project in Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates. Its core is a planned city, which will rely entirely on solar energy and other renewable energy sources, with a sustainable, zero-carbon, zero-waste ecology. The city is being constructed 17 kilometres east-south-east of the city of Abu Dhabi, beside Abu Dhabi International Airport.
|Masdar City Ariel Fly Through [2:33]||Welcome To Masdar City (01/24/11) [6:51]|
|A convenient truth: Solar Power Plant [5:00]||Superbus visits Masdar City [1:21]|
Secretary Clinton's Remarks at Masdar (12/01/11) [12:25]
The above city might be sustainable, but I'm not sure the city of Dubai is... pretty wild stuff.
Dubai city 2010 [3:29]
Dubai City 2011 [4:23]
Discovery Channel - Impossible City - Dubai Part 2 [9:09], Part 3 [6:54], Part 4 [6:20], Part 5 [5:49], Part 6 [6:33]
Dubai: Architectural Bling [3:04]
Dubai's Dirty Little Secret (08/05/07) [14:08]
Di Pietro Motor is a 94.5% efficient compressed air motor that can run on energy from sustainable sources such as the sun or wind.
|The Air-Powered car? [2:10]||$8,000 Car - AirPod - That Runs On Air [4:58]|
|Air Car Free Energy Fuel Motor Save Gas Best Engine [8:53]||Di Pietro Compressed Air Motor (06/21/10) [9:57]|
Electric Cars... Solar Cars
Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming | HouseResourceOrg
Planning Communities for a Changing Climate--Smart Growth, Public Demand and Private Opportunity (06/18/08) [1:46:07]