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While environmental topics like the “Paris Climate Talks” and the “Hottest Year on Record” make headlines, carbon trading has been quietly spreading across the United States. Close to half the states in the U.S are hoping to use some kind of a carbon market to meet Clean Power Plan targets set out by federal officials. … Continue reading Carbon Trading Gains Momentum in the United States
By now most people have heard that 2015 was the hottest year on record. We shattered the 2014 record by 0.13 Celsius or 0.23 degrees Fahrenheit. NASA, as well as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have confirmed this. It turns out that 15 of the 16 warmest years on record have occurred since 2001. … Continue reading Taking Stock of the Hottest Year On Record
By definition, a solar cell is an electrical device that converts the energy of light directly into electricity. While they could adorn our calculators or orbit the planet on satellites, when we hear the term “solar technology” for the most part we think about solar panels. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, there is … Continue reading All About Solar Cells
“In 2010 one out of 6 discharges from U.S hospitals was for children. Asthma is the 3rd leading cause of hospitalization for children in the country”.Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality
“Martin Luther King did not say: I have a nightmare. The lesson being, that to engage the wider public you need to invoke the positive vision-the ability of us all to make the impossible, possible”.Olaf Gerlach-Hansen, Senior Advisor Danish Cultural Institute
“Each gallon of fuel releases close to 20 pounds of carbon dioxide into the air”.U.S EPA
“By 2025, the Internet of Things has the potential to generate a global economic impact of between $2.7 tri and $6.2 trillion dollars per-year”.McKinsey Global Institute
“In the United States close to 30%of all energy consumed goes to transporting people and goods from one place to another”.U.S. Energy Information Administration
“Virtually all of us are now convinced that Global Warming poses a clear and present danger to civilization”.World Renowned Paleoclimatologist, Lonnie G. Thompson on why leading Scientists speak out about climate change.
“Malls, stores, car dealerships, dry cleaners, and gas stations use 20% of the total energy consumed by commercial buildings”.U.S Energy Information Administration
“Most companies estimate they’re analyzing a mere 12% of the data they have. They could be missing out on data-driven insights hidden inside 88% of the data they are ignoring”.Forrester Research & InformationWeek