Here’s the thing about our modern surroundings: the physical world is now, more often than not, digital.
Are big citites the only places doing their part?
Royal Philips, in our Green Tech and Zero Waste portfolios, is a leading health technology company.
The green building consulting firm, Verdical Group is hosting their fourth Net Zero Waste conference. Beginning on August 24th, it is said to be the largest gathering of practitioners and thought leaders in green and net zero building design in the United States. The conference theme is Energy + Water + Waste. Conference attendees will have a chance to meet leaders in the green-building space and see the latest innovations.
Thanks to America’s largest dedicated residential solar energy services company, Sunrun, Inc., more Florida homeowners can access a cheaper, cleaner way to power their homes.
In celebration of World Oceans Day, here are 5 facts about our oceans to keep in mind and heart.
Oceans absorb around 30% carbon dioxide produced by humans, buffering the impacts of global warming.
Should all the glaciers and icebergs melt in an instant, sea levels would rise 262 feet. Enough to fully submerge most coastal cities in the world.
It is estimated that air pollution is responsible for at least one-third of toxic contaminants that are dumped on a yearly basis onto our oceans.
Humans have documented space and other planets better than they have mapped the ocean floor. It is estimated that only about five percent of the world’s oceans have been totally explored.
Oceans serve as the world’s largest source of protein, with more than 2.6 billion people depending on the oceans as their primary source of protein.