Infographic: How Climate Change Will Affect Your Health

February 28, 2015 by  
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There’s a long list of things that will suffer because of extreme climate change – but did you know that your health is one of them? Beyond the extreme environmental ramifications, climate change is set to impact the physical, biological and ecological life support systems on which human health depends. The infographic below outlines the various ways climate change will affect our health , and the ways in which the healthcare system needs to adapt to deal with these effects. The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Read the rest of Infographic: How Climate Change Will Affect Your Health Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Climate Change , Design for Health , Environment , environmental destruction , global warming , Health , healthcare , infographic , urban heat island , UV radiation

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Antarctica’s Ice Loss is Significant Enough to Affect Earth’s Gravity

October 3, 2014 by  
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Scientists from the European Space Agency recently discovered that the loss of ice in Antarctica is so significant that it’s affecting the Earth’s gravity. The researchers paired data from the ESA’s GOCE satellite with data from the GRACE system of satellites and found that the Earth’s gravity dipped in the area because the ice lost so much mass. Read the rest of Antarctica’s Ice Loss is Significant Enough to Affect Earth’s Gravity Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Antarctic , antarctica , cryosat , european space agency , glacial melt , GOCE , grace , gravity , ice melt , Melting ice in Antarctica affecting Earth’s gravity , nasa , polar ice melt , west antarctic ice sheet

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INFOGRAPHIC: How You Can Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

October 3, 2014 by  
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Computer equipment and residential electronics represent 15 percent of the energy that residents consume worldwide, and that number is expected to triple over the next couple of decades unless steps are taken to improve energy efficiency . After computers, services such as lighting, air conditioning, electric heating, and large appliances are the next biggest culprits. Steps can be taken to make your building more energy-savvy , from turning off all electronics and lights when they’re not in use to taking the stairs instead of the elevator, and i mproving insulation in order to reduce heating costs. Check out the infographic after the break for more tips on how to increase the energy efficiency of your home or office building. Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: How You Can Make Your Home More Energy Efficient Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , “office building” , air conditioning , building electricity use , building energy efficiency , computer use , computers , electric heating , elevators , energy efficiency in buildings , green lighting , home electricity , lights , Office , turn off the lights

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