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Warmer weather might signal the start of beach season, but for the organisms living in some waters it could signal bleach season. Scientists at the Australian Research Council’s coral reef program at James Cook University have found that Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is experiencing extensive bleaching once again. This is the second time in a … Continue reading Climate Change in Great Barrier Reef
The power of the sun is again being harnessed to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but this time it is not through solar panels. Instead, a breakthrough achieved by a team of scientists from around the world is offering a way to recycle carbon dioxide using solar power by using less energy than what was … Continue reading Solar Power Without Solar Panels
Experts are now saying western consumers buying cheap imported toys could be contributing to pollution-related deaths in the countries they are produced. Although sending production offshore may be an economical idea, a new study published in the journal Nature, shows it might not be human friendly, causing deaths globally. Pollution controls in developing countries are … Continue reading Cheap Toys and Pollution
“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