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While solar panels, and windmills may be obvious renewable energy tools, there are some unusual places that researchers have found green power sources. Nanotechnology is being explored as a way to produce renewable energy. One application being looked into is the generation of steam from sunlight. Sunlight that is concentrated on nanoparticles can produce high … Continue reading Finding Renewable Energy in Unusual Places
The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) has deemed air quality the leading environmental threat to public health. EPI ranks how well countries perform on environmental issues, including human health. This latest report looked at 180 countries and 24 performance indicators that covered environmental health and ecosystem vitality. The conclusion was that currently, Switzerland leads the world … Continue reading Air Quality Biggest Environmental Threat
The transportation industry is a large contributor of emissions but some global companies, such as Uber and Lyft are stepping up to tackle the problem. According to Reuters, fifteen technology and transportation companies have agreed to follow the Shared Mobility Principles for Liveable Cities. This includes ten principles aimed to regulate shared transportation and in … Continue reading Cleaner, Safer Transit – Coming Soon?
“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