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Climate change has always been a threat to our ecosystems but with rising greenhouse gas levels some species are having a hard time keeping up with the changes. In the past, the biggest contributor of anthropogenic ecosystem change was the growth of urban development and agricultural expansion. Anthropogenic ecosystems are ecosystems that have been impacted … Continue reading A Changing Environment- What Can We Expect?
In a world where we are constantly struggling with plastic waste, a biology graduate and avid surfer comes up with a compostable bioplastic made from a common root vegetable. A few years ago, Kevin Kumala realized how much plastic was polluting his native island of Bali, Indonesia. He was disgusted with the amount of pollution … Continue reading Compostable Bioplastic
If you’re someone who enjoys a cold malt-barley brew on a hot day, your drink of choice might become harder to find. With global warming on the rise, farmers are having a tough time growing malt barley that is up to standards. Barley is already a temperamental crop to work with so with climate change … Continue reading Climate Change Threatens Beer
“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