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The Environmental News Network reports this year could mark the first time Americans consume more bottled water than soda. No one will argue that drinking fewer sugary drinks is a good health move, but there is of course another point to consider here – the plastic bottle debate. Generally speaking, is bottled water better than … Continue reading The Bottled Water Debate
Technology that has been used for years in common items is getting a new purpose. Piezoelectricity, used in watches, microphones and even vinyl records has the potential to make our streets greener. What is Piezoelectricity and how does it work? In simple terms, it’s an electrical volt that you can get when you apply mechanical … Continue reading Piezoelectricity- Helping Freeways Go Green
Soon California will have a new comprehensive and sustainable freight action plan. Parts of the plan were first made public in early spring (2016) and over the last couple of months truckers have been able to take a closer look at the strategy focusing on freight efficiency. Spearheaded by California Governor Edmund G. (“Jerry”) Brown, … Continue reading California’s Sustainable Freight Action Plan
“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