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FootprintWire 11.12.12

Today’s green news: Algae project in Paris harvests energy for the building while recycling grey water

Cameron faces questions over ‘greenest government’ pledge, on The Guardian.

Extension to Kyoto Protocol won’t help global carbon markets, on BusinessGreen.

Nested thermal energy design being researched by Toronto’s Ryerson University could reduce energy costs by 80 per cent, on EarthTechling.

And finally… Axel Schoenert Architects have designed a facade which uses algae panels to harvest energy whilst filtering waste water, here.

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