Re-creating the essential - future of water - Focusing Future
Globally, the volume of renewable water per capita has declined by 40% in the last 22 years while demand is growing with the population. This article explores the future of water.
Wellness obsession: funny, healthy, profitable - Focusing Future
The fast daily lifestyle makes humanity living and appreciating every moment, especially the moments of relaxation. That's causes the growth of wellness obsession.
Carbon - you are being taxed! - Focusing Future
Infographic: Carbon Pricing worldwide. Today, about 40 countries and 23 cities and states worldwide have included carbon pricing policies in their agenda, covering about 12 percent of the world’s carbon pollution. Let's look closer on the map to see the plans and ambitions of the global emissions cut plans.
Heat on the Cold Supply Chain - Focusing Future
Infographic: Phaseout of Freon. Freon is a refrigerant used in ventilation, air conditioning systems, and, of course, cold supply chain. Recognising the danger of ozone-depleting substances, US has already started to eliminate freon usage step by step. The phasingout stages have been developed under the Montreal Protocol. The plan is intended to make the US Freon free by 2030. Click to read the full story.
Managing waste like Singapore - Focusing Future
Infographic: Singapore waste management. 15 years ago the city was at the risk of sinking in own waste. In 2000, the city was producing 7,600 tons of waste per day flooding onshore landfills. The solution had to be found quickly and efficiently. Statistics today look significantly different than a decade ago. Read the full story: http://focusingfuture.com/reader/managing-waste-like-Singapore.html
Trains, trains, trains - Focusing Future
Trains, Trains, Trains - the future of transportation. The idea of the rail connection between capitals has been around for a while already, becoming official this year with the "Pre-feasibility study of Helsinki–Tallinn fixed link" conducted by Harju County Government, City of Helsinki and City of Tallinn.
The Dutch Windwheel: breaking the stereotypes of wind power - Focusing Future
Wind farms are disastrous for real-estate business, reducing the price of nearby houses by 12%. Three Rotterdam firms are about to change this trend, turning wind farm to ultra-green, profitable and most-wanted place to live in with its new Windwheel.