Today I Learned (TIL)

Today I Learned (TIL)
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TIL: Energy cannot be destroyed or created - only transformed.

TIL: Energy cannot be destroyed or created - only transformed.

TIL: ICT & consumer devices account for 15% of global residential electricity consumption.

TIL: ICT & consumer devices account for 15% of global residential electricity consumption.

TIL: In 2007, Russia was the largest single exporter of natural gas, 21.3% of global exports.

TIL: In 2007, Russia was the largest single exporter of natural gas, 21.3% of global exports.

TIL: The world's car fleet is expected to triple by 2050.

TIL: The world's car fleet is expected to triple by 2050.

TIL: In the past 50 years, humans have consumed more resources than in all previous history.

TIL: In the past 50 years, humans have consumed more resources than in all previous history.

TIL: Waste decomposition rates: plastic bottles 450 years, alum. can 80-200 years, boot sole 50-80 years.

TIL: Waste decomposition rates: plastic bottles 450 years, alum. can 80-200 years, boot sole 50-80 years.

TIL: About 475.000.000.000 cans are made in the world every year for food, drinks & industrial products.

TIL: About 475.000.000.000 cans are made in the world every year for food, drinks & industrial products.

TIL: Composts can capture & destroy 99.6% of industrial volatile organic chemicals in contaminated air.

TIL: Composts can capture & destroy 99.6% of industrial volatile organic chemicals in contaminated air.

TIL: Well-designed LED lighting fixtures can retain 70% of their initial output for 50.000 hours.

TIL: Well-designed LED lighting fixtures can retain 70% of their initial output for 50.000 hours.

TIL: Since 2007, the global market for cleantech & resource efficiency has grown by 11.8% a year.

TIL: Since 2007, the global market for cleantech & resource efficiency has grown by 11.8% a year.

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