What we're reading: an inconvenient youth

Zero-carbon city; rating the oil spill; inconvenient youth; dumping clean energy; tiny airport rooms.

1.) Assessing Abu Dhabi's Masdar, the world's first zero-carbon city.

2.) Columbia University on the BP-Transocean Gulf of Mexico oil spill: "The largest marine oil accident ever."

3.) Teaching, showing, involving: on education and an "inconvenient youth."

4.) The problem with too much clean energy in 2010: it goes to waste.

5.) Spanish design firm Dream and Fly is bringing tiny hotel rooms to airports.

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