“pollution” Charts

What's The Biggest Threat to the World? »

Well, it depends on where you live. These results aren't particularly surprising, but they reveal how much people's experience at…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 370
Score: 13

Pollution Takes A Deadly Toll »

The World Health Organization has reported that 7 million deaths in 2012 - one in eight of total global deaths…

New Economy Working Group
by: New Economy Working Group
views: 217
Score: 3

Air Pollution Vulnerability in the US »

Rising temperatures can make smog pollution worse and increase the number of "bad air days" when it's hard to breathe.…

Natural Resources Defense Council
by: Natural Resources Defense Council
views: 379
Score: 3

Newsflash: Scientists Agree On Global Warming »

Above is the percentage of Americans that believe global warming is occurring. While most Americans agree that the planet is…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 326
Score: 3

Decrease in Number of Oil Spills »

The number of oil spills in U.S. water has decreased by more than 50%, from 8,354 spills in 2000 to…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 167
Score: 3

The U.S. Senate On Climate Change »

The Keystone XL pipeline has been a hot environmental topic in Washington this year. During a debate, two amendments were…

William Achnitz III
by: William Achnitz III
views: 372
Score: 2

Air Pollution Leaves Utahans Breathing Heavily »

Due to a weather effect called inversion, the scenic beauty of Utah's highly populated Wasatch Front is marred by trapped…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 61
Score: 2

Top Five Polluters: Per Capita Carbon Footprint »

Although China remains the largest producer of total CO2 emissions in the world (followed by the United States, India, Russia…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 105
Score: 2

Tar Sands Keeping Canada from Meeting Climate Commitments »

Growing tar sands emissions are keeping Canada from meeting its climate commitments.Rapidly increasing greenhouse gas emissions from tar sands account…

Natural Resources Defense Council
by: Natural Resources Defense Council
views: 140
Score: 2

The Many Issues that Giraffe Heroes Tackle »

The Giraffe Heroes Project finds heroes who stick their necks out for he common good--then tells their stories on the…

Giraffe Heroes Project
by: Giraffe Heroes Project
views: 111
Score: 2

The Coast: An Economic Force »

Coastal areas generate the majority of economic production in the United States. The 30 states (and D.C.) with shorelines (oceans…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 80
Score: 2

The Fish Are Biting: Spike in Commercial Fisheries Landings »

In just a few years, commercial fisheries have increased their catches by over 2.2 million metric tons, from 3.6 million…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 81
Score: 2

Citizens, Not Scientists, Doubt Global Warming »

Above is the percentage of Americans that believe global warming is occurring. While most Americans agree that the planet is…

Eric Sirjord
by: Eric Sirjord
views: 133
Score: 2

$10 Million Per Minute to Subsidize Fossil Fuels »

The fossil fuel industry receives a combined $5.3 trillion per year in subsidies from governments across the world. This is…

William Achnitz III
by: William Achnitz III
views: 291
Score: 1

Support for Climate Change Restrictions Dips Under Obama »

Support for certain government restrictions that would help combat climate change has receded under the Obama presidency. While economic crisis…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 32
Score: 1

Can New Laws Put an End to China's Pollution Problem? »

New revisions have just been approved for China's environmental protection law. These amendments will implement tougher fines on industries responsible…

The National Memo
by: The National Memo
views: 94
Score: 1

America's Mercury Problem »

Coal-fired power plants, boilers, and cement factories contribute to half of all the mercury air emissions in the United States.…

Natural Resources Defense Council
by: Natural Resources Defense Council
views: 84
Score: 1

India's Pollution Is as Bad as China's »

The higher the level of fine particulate matter there is in the air, the worse it is for your health.…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 85

This Dirty Power Isn't Coming From Where You Might Expect »

The highest levels of gross pollution come from big utility companies, like American Electric Power Company, Duke, and Exelon. But…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 184

Hatred and Inequality: The Greatest Global Threats »

Since 2007, religious and ethnic hatred has become a very pressing issue for the global community. Along with the problem…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 71

Polluted Air Plagues Many »

The Clean Air Act led to a lot of policy changes that have been improving the air quality levels. It…

Jillian Schweizer
by: Jillian Schweizer
views: 52

Supporting the EPA is the Way to Get the Vote »

Likely voters in 11 states around the country show support for candidates who endorse the Environmental Protection Agency's regulations on…

Jillian Schweizer
by: Jillian Schweizer
views: 57

America's Beaches Indicate Concern Over Water Pollution »

23,397 beaches in 2012 were either closed or issued advisory warnings. The high number of closings and warnings indicates that…

The Nissan Leaf and its Place in the Fleet »

The Nissan Leaf is one of the most revolutionary cars ever built. The all-new Leaf brings us a 100% electric…

Eric Sirjord
by: Eric Sirjord
views: 75

Waste Generation by Material »

In 2011, Americans generated 250 million tons of municipal solid waste. Paper and paperboard accounted for 28% of this waste,…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 349

Americans Are Generating Less Waste »

In 2011, Americans generated 250.4 million tons of municipal solid waste, 3.3 million tons less than in 2005. This decrease…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 133

Recycling Rates Keep Climbing »

Of the 250.4 million tons of municipal solid waste (trash) generated by Americans in 2011, 86.9 million tons (34.7%) of…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 124

Two Giraffe Heroes Tell the Truth on Heavy Water Spill »

John Socky and Cliff Garner, construction workers at the Savannah River nuclear plant, reported a 200-gallon spill of heavy water,…

Giraffe Heroes Project
by: Giraffe Heroes Project
views: 84

The Many Types of Shorelines »

There a variety of shoreline types across the U.S., but the five main types are rocky, flats, beaches,vegetated, and armored.…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 52

Are Oil Spills a Fading Problem? »

Oil spills in U.S. water have decreased from 8,354 spills in 2000 to 3,492 in 2009. However, spill volume has…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 92

Where You Live = If You Live; World's Most Polluted Cities »

In many of the most densely populated cities, air quality is so low that citizens actually suffer health disorders, and…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 95

13 Hottest Years Recorded Have Come In The Last 15 »

The most recent decade was the warmest since modern meteorological records began, circa 1850. The hottest years ever were 2005…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 48

Global Energy Demand Spurred by Developing World, CO2 Rises »

Many Western countries have cut back on carbon emissions, somewhat through conscientious utilization of cleaner fuel sources. Nonetheless, China, India,…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 73

Exposure to Industrial Air Toxics »

This map shows variations in the median resident's exposure to air pollution from industrial facilities. States with the darkest shade…

boyce
by: boyce
views: 118

International Views on Climate Change »

The Untied States is the least concerned about global warming.

Eric Sirjord
by: Eric Sirjord
views: 114