The discussion about the environmental impact of cryptocurrencies – and Bitcoin, specifically – isn’t new, but recent remarks by none other than Elon Musk have given some more notoriety to the issue. That’s why the team at Casinos Blockchain have gathered data from authoritative sources about the environmental impact of Bitcoin and turned it into a helpful infographic.
This visual graph from SolarPower.Guide shows places in the world with the highest shares of primary energy from renewable sources as of 2019. You can see the biggest leaders that have a share over 35% as of 2019 are Iceland, Norway, Brazil, Sweden, and New Zealand.
This infographic from TowerPaddleBoards.com shows the largest bodies of water on earth, including oceans, seas, lakes and rivers ranked by size. For example, the largest body of water is the Pacific ocean. At over 60 million square miles it covers a large portion of our globe. The Atlantic Ocean is the next largest at 41 million square miles. Then the Indian Ocean at over 27 million square miles.
The growth of solar power in the U.S. has been astronomical over the past decade, and costs have gone down substantially. Today, there are enough solar installations in the United States to power 12 million average homes. In this infographic, look at which U.S. Cities have the most solar energy potential.
Flood rates are changing over time, and your home may now be at risk for devastating damage from heavy rains, hurricanes, snowmelt, or overflowing streams. The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), managed by FEMA, provides key data to track flood damage. In the following infographic, find out how many U.S. homeowners are impacted by floods each year and the amount of flood damage.
Major corporations have come under fire for high energy use and environmentally unsustainable operations. One way companies are improving is by building and using clean energy sources like solar power. Companies that use solar energy are helping to reduce harmful emissions in the environment by reducing their reliance on fossil fuels. In this infographic by SolarPower.Guide, learn which corporations use the most solar power.
This sheet of depressing facts is brought to you by the team at PlaygroundEquipment.com. They sat down and combed through a bunch of environmental resources, papers and studies to come up with 26 statistics that are truly terrifying. From estimates on when fresh water will run out to facts about the extinction of our wild life, this information is scary and worrisome.
The world of energy is changing. Renewable, sustainable energy sources are plentiful and will lead to a better world. See what StorEn is doing with the vanadium redox battery in the infographic below.
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s International Energy Statistics, global electricity consumption is continuing to increase faster than the world population. Increases in electricity consumption per capita can reflect several things, including changes in the economy’s composition, shifts to energy-intensive industries, increased demand for appliances and air conditioning, and changes in service demand.
A new study has found the environmental and social impact of the most commonly given Christmas gifts. The research, undertaken by Shop Like You Give a Damn, used YouGov data, combined with research on carbon emissions of materials and production.
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