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Green tech finds: the crazy ideas about climate change edition

Article: Green tech finds: the crazy ideas about climate change edition

Repeat after me: no matter what Rush said, wind farms don’t cause global warming. But there may be some substance to the idea that warmer air allows baseballs to travel a bit further. These stories and more in this week’s green tech finds.

Environmentally unfriendly monoliths

Article: Environmentally unfriendly monoliths

New Zealand artist Peter Robinson’s latest sculptures in his series “Polymer Monoliths” currently on display at the Institute of Modern Art plays with polystyrene. A non-biodegradable thermo-plastic, it cushions our electronic goods in transit and pollutes our foreshores. In Robinson’s work, it is also a sculptural material of infinite possibility—lightweight yet massive, able to fill…