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Posts Tagged ‘infographic’

Infographic: Greening Buildings with LEED Certification

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015
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LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is a green building certification program. From sustainable site development to indoor environmental quality—LEED focuses on building practices that support areas of human and environmental health. There are more then 68,000 LEED commercial projects in the United States and LEED certified buildings exist in more than 150 countries and territories and 6 continents.

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Infographic: How to Combat Air Pollution

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015
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Air pollution has a variety of contributors from stationary sources, like factories and power plants, to natural sources, like forest fires and dust storms. Air pollution has been shown to have a direct link with health. Those living in areas with high levels of air pollutants have a 20% higher risk of death from lung cancer. It can also cause respiratory inflammation, asthma, and ear infections.

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Millennials: The Generation That Walks the Talk

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015
REALTORS: The Generation That Walks the Talk

A national poll of 3,000 adults in the fifty largest metro areas found that Millennials are distinguishing themselves as the generation that, more than any other generation, prefers to walk. The poll was jointly conducted by the National Association of Realtors® and researchers at the Portland State University.

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Infographic: The Miracle of Clean Water

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
The Miracle of Clean Water Infographic

As society developed throughout the 20th century, public drinking water has come a long way. However, there are still many risks associated with drinking water from the tap. As public water systems cater to larger populations with each passing year, is drinking city water worth the risk?

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The Electric Slide: Where America’s Energy Goes

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
The Electric Slide (Infographic) | Where Americas Energy Goes

Although we might consider electricity a primary source of energy in our lives since we use it for a variety of household items, electricity is actually a secondary source. Electricity is generated from primary energy sources like coal, natural gas, petroleum, and renewable energy sources like wood, biofuels, wind, and hydropower.

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Infographic: The Climate Risks of Natural Gas

Thursday, March 13th, 2014
The Climate Risks of Natural Gas


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Infographic: America’s Failing Infrastructure

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

America’s greatest generation built the world’s greatest infrastructure network, but over time it’s failed to adapt, which costs a lot, personally, and nationally. We’re not doing enough to remedy the solution, even though EVERY CENT of our GDP relies on infrastructure. Without a plan it’s only going to get worse. Our personal safety, financial stability, and lifestyle depends on the health of our infrastructure.

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Infographic: Pedal Power

Thursday, September 12th, 2013
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on Biking has increased dramatically in popularity over the past decade. From 1999 to 2009, there was a 64% increase in bike commuters. A whopping 54% of all bike trips were solely for transportation. With such a huge increase in demand for bike-friendly areas, 47% of Americans are volleying for more bicycle friendly areas […]

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Roads Kill

Friday, August 16th, 2013
Roads Kill

PULITZER CENTER More than 1.2 million are killed on the world’s roads each year—and that number is increasing rapidly. If nothing is done to reverse this trend, the annual death toll is on course to triple by 2030. The toll is highest in the developing world. Poor countries account for 50 percent of the world’s […]

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Infographic: NYC Crashmapper

Friday, August 9th, 2013
NYC Crashmapper

From See interactive infographic here: NYC Crashmapper

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