We know that electricity distribution lost a lot of energy. Generation of electricity also produce a lot of heat which we need to warm our homes. But because of job opportunities, we are living in large cities. Here are two thinkings which can keep our environment without lowering our living standards.
Decentralized electricity production using conventional generator
Add printable Solar Cells to ensure that these conventional generator needs not be too large.
To handle (CO2) and other human-generated waste, add a vertical farm which also produces the vegetable for local consumption.