Modern inventions used to make lives easier harm the planet. There are several predictions about how towns of the future will be built in order to keep the planet’s environment healthy. Some predictions are: electric and hydrogen-powered vehicles, organic farming, solar powered energy, and recycled waste water. (McGraw-Hill Treasures, 2009)
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