Skip to content

Lakers legend Rick Fox built a house that can suck CO2 out of the atmosphere

Laker legend-turned-actor Rick Fox has a new passion: sustainable concrete. | Image: Partanna

A new house in the Bahamas is built with an alternative concrete that sucks CO2 out of the air. It’s a home that’s supposed to help in the fight against climate change, and the plan is to build 999 more like it.

That’s the slam dunk NBA Lakers legend-turned-actor Rick Fox is working toward now on the small island nation where he grew up. Fox is the CEO and co-founder of the sustainable building materials startup Partanna that unveiled its first home today. If they’re successful in the Bahamas, the goal is to make its alternative concrete an everyday building material that could cut down pollution from construction.

“I shut down my entire career that was in Hollywood to pursue and create [climate] solutions,” Fox tells The Verge. “I had…

Continue reading…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *