New York is fairly forward-thinking when it comes to energy innovation, but it's pretty terrible when it comes to solar. City College of New York wants to change that, so they created an interactive solar map of the city using laser airplanes.
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This week at TreeHugger: Say hello to the "Cuter Scooter," the latest electric, foldable, affordable scooter from the brain maniacs at MIT. The Danish city of GrenÂ is putting RFID to work for the green good with a pretty slick idea involving bikes, traffic and keeping the two from running in to each other. Get the real story on how much vampire power your Wii is sucking down from "the count" himself (bwa ha ha). Lastly, an electric eel powering a Christmas tree? Only in Japan...
This week at TreeHugger: Across the pond, the Brits are planning to build 7,000 new wind turbines off Britain's coast by 2020, effectively producing enough electricity -- 33 gigawatts -- to power all of the country's homes. Want a real hydrogen fuel cell car?