Sparta capital is committed to the development and commercialization of progressive technologies to create a more sustainable world.
The Northwestern coast of Alaska is prone to extreme weather that can cause destructive freezing and thawing. That’s why archaeologists weren’t expecting to find much during an expedition last fall, until global warming set in. “One would expect anything sitting on the seabed for that long to have been ground to sawdust by the ice,” … Continue reading Global Warming Helps Unearth History
The clothing industry has long been criticized for its lack of attention to sustainable practices. The chemicals, the fabrics, the amount of water and electricity it takes to produce what we wear is staggering. Now retailers are trying to turn things around. The Gap, known for its denim and hoodies, is the first major retailer … Continue reading Gap Retailers Plans to Slash Carbon Footprint
Japan will soon be home to a massive new solar panel power plant. This plant is expected to generate enough power for close to 5 thousand homes and offset just over 7 thousand tonnes of CO2 emissions every year. That is about equivalent to 19 thousand barrels of oil. Not bad you might say, but … Continue reading Solar Panel Power Plant – Floating to Offset Emissions
“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