Our Planet in Ecological Debt

This above map compares each country's total consumption Footprint with the biocapacity available within its own borders. It is created by ChartsBin.com for The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) visualizing the value of nature challenge.

via www.visualizing.org
(Click above link and then click Fullscreen to see an interactive map)

Peak Oil Consumption: How much oil is left?

Peak oils is the point where the maximum rate of global petroleum extraction is reached, and after which, production enters a terminal decline. Some say it has already occurred, or will by 2015. Meanwhile, demand shows no signs of abating.

via www.carrentals.co.uk

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Optimized Descents

Many flights today are burning unnecessary fuel and creating excess noise because of stairstep descents and extra long flight paths. This visualization shows how GE's flight management system might help to optimize descents, reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions at three sample airports.

via www.ge.com
(Click here to see an interactive Java applet)

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