lebanon-hangover partlysmith gelunnucifera callan-the-misandrist positive-press-daily This lamp absorbs 150 times more CO2 than a tree It’s still in the “so crazy it just might work” stage but these microalgae-powered lamps invented by French biochemist Pierre Calleja could absorb a ton of carbon from the air every year That’s as much as 150 to 200 trees x NEAT YOU DON’T UNDERSTAND This is ingenious The design is a light bulb surrounded by a glass casing The glass is filled with water based media and microalgae The top is permeable to gasses so that gas exchange can occur All of the wiring is linked to the grid underground Since the light source is inside it gets scattered and “dimmed” by the water and algae This makes it less glaringly bright and scatters the light wider which is good for a street light It is not longer white light as well which helps make it easier on the eyes while still providing light At the same time it provides the light for photosynthesis in the algae so they are continuously exchanging CO2 for O2 not just in the day It also provides a source of heat which helps keep the algae from going dormant during cold weather as in the snowy picture above And notice how I did not specify permeability - that’s because NOx’s NO and NO2 are also permeable and can be used as nitrogen sources to microalgae In fact algae are relatively low maintenance As autotrophs they don’t require super complex media not does it really need to be changedadded to I’m actually fairly certain that there would still be algae in these tanks a year later it may need to be cleaned or something but there would be some living algae solar punk sensibilities with cyber punk aesthetic Swamplamp Meme

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