Category: Environmental Infographics
Very few non-motorised sports come under fire as regularly as golf for their environmental impact. What is sometimes overlooked is the amount of work golf is doing to ameliorate the effect it has on the environment, and in some cases even endeavouring to be a positive force in landscape management. This infographic outlines the challenges facing golf and shows how golf can become more eco-friendly.
This infographic from Direct Energy looks at hurricanes and provides the information and tips you need on what to expect, how to prepare, and what to watch for during hurricane seasons.
Society today has a responsibility to accept the damage that has been done to our planet in order to move forward and take action to achieve positive change. We have already taken some important steps with the recent announcement of the Clean Power Plan, which establishes the first-ever national standards to limit carbon pollution from power plants. This responsibility should not be limited to government. It’s also important for companies take the initiative to offset the impact they’ve had on the environment.
We are all being asked to shrink our carbon footprint by reducing energy consumption, but have you ever wondered how energy efficient the UK is compared with other European neighbors? This infographic highlights the present and future targets for reducing energy consumption. It provides an insight into where the most energy is being used, and where the most effective savings are being made in average households.
Some of the biggest companies in the world are starting to implement renewable energy. But you don’t have to own big company to follow their steps. Check out this interesting infographic to discover what can you learn from those big brands and implement that tips in your business.
Natural hazards do not have to become natural disasters. The death tolls from these tragedies can be minimized with better planning and more efficient use of donations. This infographic looks at natural disasters and how we can help.
Fossil fuels currently drive around 90% of energy production levels. Latest figures suggest that our most plentiful resource, coal, has a maximum lifespan of 250 years, with oil and natural gas falling much shorter. This infographic outlines how a dependence on fossil fuels is putting the long term future of our planet in jeopardy.
Energy costs continue to rise and the sun continues to shine. Why aren’t we taking advantage of the suns generous rays? Especially since, solar panels have dropped in price so dramatically over the last few years and have become far more efficient. Most people see a 250% return on their investment.
This infographic from the folks at FloodBLOCK details the severe flooding that has occurred in the United Kingdom and the subsequent consequences to everything that gets in its way.
According to Porch.com, safety related projects were the most prevalent in the months immediately following Sandy in the New York and New Jersey metro areas. Know more about what happened during Hurricane Sandy, how we responded and how we’re planning ahead.
Eating local food is important for sustainability. Learn more about creating a hyper-local economy from this infographic created by the folks at Arrow Food Couriers.
You might know about asbestos and carbon monoxide, but do you know what effects that air pollutants like arsenic, benzene, or sulfur dioxide can have on the body? This infographic aims to educate you about the harmful effects of air pollution. Additionally, we’ll have a little fun by exploring the air on Jupiter, Saturn, and the other planets. This is the science of the air we breathe.
This infographic looks at the litter crisis in Europe including the total cost of cleaning up litter throughout Europe is estimated at €10 to 13 billion per year, cleaning up Europe’s towns and countryside costs an average of €25 per person, per year, road litter clean-up costs taxpayers €1 billion per year throughout Europe and 4 in 5 pieces of marine litter in Europe comes from land.
Ever wondered how indoor air pollution can affect health? Well, wonder no more as the following infographic by Air Filter Buy is exactly what you need! It allows you to take a closer look at some of the pollutants that could affect the air inside households.