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We’ve heard it before – pollution kills. Now experts are saying that the numbers are much worse than they initially thought. In fact, it looks like more people are dying due to pollution than smoking. Research out of Germany and Cyprus suggests that air pollution caused 8.8 million deaths in 2015, which is double the … Continue reading Air Pollution Killing More People Than Smoking
There has been a lot of discussion about limiting our consumption of plastic, but often we forget because of how convenient it is to just grab something off a shelf. A Toronto couple is trying to show society that it can be simple to shop waste-free. They’ve opened up a zero-waste market to prove it. … Continue reading Toronto’s Zero Waste Market
When we think about recycling, fashion usually isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. However, with trends coming and going, we really should be aware of the life cycle of what we wear. The U.K. parliamentary Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) is now trying to bring more awareness to the waste we make as we … Continue reading Fashion Tax
“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