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A lot of Americans believe climate change is a real problem but feel powerless to do anything about it. This is according to a Cone/Porter Novelli Climate Change report. The report indicates that US citizens see companies as important in improving our environment. In fact, 58 percent say companies should take the lead when government … Continue reading Who Should Take the Lead on Climate Change?
In an earlier blog, I discussed National Geographic’s new GeoChallenge program, which is designed to make kids and families more aware of the pollution abuses single-use plastics have on our oceans and their aquatic inhabitants. Another step towards reducing this scourge has been invented by a team of chemists at Colorado State University. According to … Continue reading Infinitely Recyclable Plastic
Climate change information is abundant and can be seen everywhere we turn, exposing people of all ages to it and increasing environmental awareness. As more children hear about climate change, it is important for them to understand not only how it impacts the oceans, animals, and our air, but the underlying science behind it. Books … Continue reading Books Explain Climate Change to Kids
“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