Category: Environmental Infographics
Can technology save us from global warming? The following infographic seeks to educate one about global warming issues and proposed solutions by various scientists.
While many American adults enjoy the perk of owning a car, as they pull out of their garage, they overlook one mode of transportation that may very well serve as not only an alternative mode of transportation, but also a key to a healthy life. Quicken Loans has created an infographic that illustrates how adding two-wheeled transport to your repertoire can benefit not only you, but the environment and your wallet.
Americans waste a lot of food, and Part Select has created an infographic entitled “Keepin’ it Fresh”, detailing how food waste is impacting our environment, and how you can do your part to reduce the amount of food you throw out. For example, 40 percent of our food goes uneaten, costing $165 billion per year. If we were able to reduce losses by just 15%, we would save enough to feed 25 million Americans.
Japan consumes 4.7M barrels of oil per day. China consumes 10.2M barrels per day. The United States, consuming roughly 18.5M barrels per day, dwarfs it’s closest competitors by a margin of over 3M barrels of oil per day. To state the obvious: As the biggest consumers of fossil fuels worldwide, Americans need to take a look at their patterns of consumption, and see where they can cut down.
Did you know that charities can arrange to quickly and conveniently dispose of your gas guzzler? Proceeds are donated to your favorite charity. There is a growing demand for steel as manufacturers have become more efficient at using recycled materials in new cars. Learn more in this infographic from DonateCarUSA.
Bamboo, which is actually a type of grass, has a wide array of benefits that can be used to make everything from building materials to high quality bamboo clothing. Therefore it is no surprise that it is quickly becoming the most popular material in the green retail market. Not only it is one of the most sustainable and renewable materials on the planet but it is also one of the most versatile materials in the world.
You may have seen the movie The Moon however unless your one of a few astronauts who have actually been there, it’s likely that you haven never been to the moon. Thus, learn more about the moon with this infographic.
Industrial dust control is used to prevent hazardous situations like dust explosions. It is more common than you think. See how this serious hazard can be prevented in this infographic.
While around 18,000 new animal, insect or plant species are discovered yearly, other species are on the edge of extinction — including some that are newly discovered and others that have been around in some form for million of years. The African continent alone has more than four large mammals whose populations are, for the most part, declining at a worrisome pace. They include the gorilla, elephant, lion and rhino.
This infographic by InternationalBusinessGuide.org looks at consumption around the Globe, including a look at per capita consumption, waste production, calories, and energy. [Click here for full size version]
Did you know that the methane produced by rotting food is worse than CO2? This and other curious facts about food wastage can be found in the following infographic.
The U.S. faces a “catastrophic” reduction in weather and climate data starting in 2016, resulting in less reliable weather forecasts and actionable intelligence, according to a federally-commissioned review panel. A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)/National Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service independent review team (IRT) – comprised of veterans of the weather, space and aerospace industries – found that NOAA has not done enough to mitigate the impacts of a weather satellite coverage gap.
This infographic details how much water is wasted by each region across England, and then draws comparisons between how many average African households this wasted water could sustain.
There’s something peaceful and breathtaking about looking up at a vast, clear sky filled with stars. Some destinations take stargazing to a new level. For example, did you know you can see may more stars during the new moon? Now imagine if you get the chance to be at one of these five locations.