Did you know that a literally breathtaking 90% of all cancer risks associated with air pollution originate from human transportation? Or that bumper-to-bumper traffic makes the air inside your car … [Read full article]
The U.S. National Academy of Sciences and The Royal Society of London debut Climate Change: Evidence & Causes, a new publication produced jointly by the two world-leading scientific institutions, live … [Read full article]
Ever want to know: how much carbon has been released into the atmosphere since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution? Or, how much more carbon (in gigatons) we can “safely” … [Read full article]
There’s been considerable press on the aftermath and economic impact of hurricane Sandy (and no doubt more to come following the ‘nor’easter’ that just hit the east coast) including data … [Read full article]
I recently received this infographic from a Facebook friend. Good infographic encouraging us all to ditch the bottled water, though the bottled water facts are for the UK. Useful and interesting, nonetheless. Check it out:
Our friends at Well Home, a good green company that conducts energy audits, sent over this cool infographic on the energy impact of light bulbs. It’s a fun one. Check it out:
I don’t drink wine, or alcohol of any kind, myself, but I know a ton of people do. And I know that not all wines are the same… when it comes to their eco-friendliness. Happy some folks went and made this eco wine guide in infographic form.
We have featured a number of WellHome’s infographics on our site and, as a result, the folks there decided to ask us what matters we thought were most important at the moment and worth creating infographics about. I supplied them with my feedback and they’ve gone ahead and made an infographic on some of the topics I thought was hot and worthy of their time.
Plastic — it is everywhere and, while it has helped humanity in some ways, it is also wreaking havoc on ecosystems and organisms around the world (including humans). Here is an interesting infographic with some stunning and disturbing information on how much plastic we use, what problems it’s linked to, plastic in the ocean, BPA, and plastic’s ridiculously long lifespan. The most interesting line of the infographic, in my opinion, is this one: “every piece of plastic made still exists today.” But, really, there’s a ton of interesting info here:
A new friend recently shared this recycling infographic, thinking it might be a good fit for Planetsave — didn’t take long for me to say, “great idea!” All kinds of useful or just plain interesting info on recycling, recycled product, and related info here. One of the most interesting points, in my opinion, is how much Japan composts, but there’s a lot more info that sort of blows me away as well. Enjoy! (& share the infographic with your friends.)
Here’s a cool little infographic on how you can easily make your daily routine a little greener. There are tons of little things we can do every day do live greener that require little to no effort — it’s just a matter of thinking a little and changing our habits. Here are some ideas:
Following up on the Energy of Earthquakes infographic we posted here on Planetsave about a month ago, here’s a cool Energy of Tornadoes infographic for your viewing pleasure.
E-waste. Big issue. Invisible to most of us,.. but for how long. Check out more via the infographic below.