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Infographic: Coronavirus pandemic’s impact on energy

Coronavirus Impact on energy

Coronavirus Impact on energy Broadband demand The Internet Exchange in Frankfurt set a new world record for data throughput on March 10, resulting in more energy usage. At more than 9.1 Terabits per second, a new sound barrier has been broken–thanks to more people streaming video and searching for information on coronavirus. Italy had a roughly 70 percent increase in broadband demand ...

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Infographic: Coronavirus pandemic’s impact on wildlife

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Infographic depicting the impact of coronavirus on wildlife Since the coronavirus pandemic began, an idea began circulating online that the earth is regenerating itself. Supposed sightings of wildlife roaming free in urban areas gained tens of thousands of likes and shares. Some of these reports proved to be true and others, picked up by the likes of the Guardian and the Japan ...

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Infographic: Coronavirus pandemic’s impact on waste

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Infographic depicting the impact of coronavirus on waste Medical waste The huge demand for disposable medical products such as single-use gloves, surgical masks and empty IV bags in the wake of the pandemic has created a deluge of medical waste. In Wuhan, China, the volume of medical waste is reported to have risen from 40 to 240 tons a day at the ...

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Infographic: Coronavirus pandemic’s impact on carbon emissions

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Infographic indicating coronavirus Impact on the carbon emissions Traffic congestion With lockdown or stay at home orders in effect in countries across the globe due to the coronavirus pandemic, there’s been a steep decline in travel and economic activity worldwide. Traffic congestion in major cities fell dramatically as a result. In New York, peak congestion went down 47 percent from the 2019 average on the ...

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600 people trapped on train during massive winter storm in Japan

snow storm train

Witnesses said no fewer than 600 passengers were trapped aboard a train overnight in a Sea of Japan coastal area as a massive winter storm dumped heavy snow in the region, local media reported on Friday, January 12, 2018. “One person was taken to hospital and four were rescued as they felt unwell on the four-car train stranded between Tokoji ...

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Infographic: Nigeria world’s third highest for open defecation

Water Aid

According to WaterAid, an Infographic international charity focused on improving access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation, Nigeria ranks third on the table for highest number of people per country still practicing open defecation. Open defecation is the practice of people defecating outside and not into a designated toilet. The term is widely used in literature about water, sanitation, and hygiene ...

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Infographic: Nigeria is world’s 2nd biggest methane emitter

wastewater pie map

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) has disclosed in a recent study that Nigeria is the world’s 2nd biggest emitter of methane in the wasterwater sector. In an illustration, the body lists the top five methane emitters in the wastewater sector to include: China, Nigeria, Mexico, India, and the U.S.          

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Infographic: Analytics of second draft Paris outcome

Analytics

On Thursday, the second draft text of the climate agreement at the ongoing global summit (COP21) was released, signalling some level of progress in the negotiation process. The latest text has 48 brackets left: 32 in the Agreement, 16 in the Decision. Also there are 13 options remaining: 11 in the Agreement, 2 in the Decision. Though brackets mean undecided, text outside of brackets or options is not necessarily ...

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Infographic: Preventing malaria, sanitation-related diseases

Page13

Chairman, WASH (water, sanitation & hygiene) Media Network Nigeria, Edo State Chapter, Francis Odupute, is co-ordinator of this infographic initiative designed to raise awareness on the malaria scourge and WASH-related diseases, which are prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa in particular and the developing world in general. According to the environmental cartoonist, this is the first edition of a multi-phase intervention (“WASH ...

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State of emergency

    Cartoon by Francis Odupute

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