News for Feb. 22, 2007

Bloom Building 'Green' House in London

2/22/07, 8:05 pm EST - Xoanon

LOS ANGELES Feb 22, 2007 (AP) Orlando Bloom says he's building his house in London with the environment in mind. "It's as green as I can make it," the 30-year-old British actor said Wednesday during a pre-Oscar party benefiting the environmental organization Global Green USA and its efforts to combat global climate change. "It's got solar panels on the roof, energy efficient light bulbs newer technology basically that is environmentally friendly," he said after arriving in a plug-in hybrid vehicle. Plug-in hybrids combine hybrid technology which uses both gasoline and electric power with large batteries that can be plugged into a standard wall socket. [More]