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When someone mentions pollution and kids, it can bring up concerns about asthma. About one in twelve Americans suffer from asthma and many of them are children. Pollution can also make kids more susceptible to other respiratory ailments, but along with the horrible physical effects of air pollution, a new study suggests that pollution can … Continue reading Pollution and Mental Health
Climate change can be an overwhelming concept, especially when analyzed from the perspective of each person’s individual contribution to the issue. The idea can be even more intimidating when stopping to consider the impact of daily choices. Cycling versus driving to work, turning the air conditioning off when no one is home, composting instead of … Continue reading Offsetting Emission and the Little Blue Car
Scientists in Australia have come up with a way to use waste from papermaking to develop a petroleum substitute, biocrude oil. Environmental Newswire reports that Licella, an Australian start-up will convert biomass, including wood residues into biocrude that is ready to go to petrochemical refinery streams to generate renewable fuels. The company has come to … Continue reading Converting Wood Pulp Waste into Biocrude
“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