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The Happiest Cities in the World [Infographic]

The Happiest Cities in the World [Infographic] | green infographics | Scoop.it

Happiness is a fleeting commodity in reality, it comes and goes, but the perception of happiness is the real bottom-line driver for cities and their branding.


What makes urban dwellers happy? According to a 10,000 respondent, 20 country research effort from GfK Custom Research, it is a location-based perception: does your city offer you places to go that make you happy? Apparently, the perception-reality gap is what is really interesting the city governments. Happiness is a fleeting commodity in reality, it comes and goes, but the perception of happiness is the real bottom-line driver for cities and their branding.

The winning locations end up being quite obvious candidates; entertainment and cultural heavyweights, beautiful urban areas and laid-back lifestyles lead the march...

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bancoideas's curator insight, March 4, 2013 9:51 AM

Ciudades felices y ciudades inteligentes son #ideas que siempre deben ir de la mano #smartcities, no te pierdas esta #inforgrafía

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Water Will Be The Oil Of The 21st Century | Visual.ly

Water Will Be The Oil Of The 21st Century | Visual.ly | green infographics | Scoop.it

Canadians use 15 times as much water every day than developing countries. Rain Barrels are a sustainable method of water conservation in Vancouver and surrounding areas.

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The Rise of the Mobile Workforce [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Rise of the Mobile Workforce [INFOGRAPHIC] | green infographics | Scoop.it
The era of the nine to five job is over. In its place is a mobile workforce that can work from anywhere.
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100 Ways to Make a Difference - Green Ideas from Toyota

100 Ways to Make a Difference - Green Ideas from Toyota | green infographics | Scoop.it
Toyota has just announced an initiative where they give away 100 cars over 100 days to people who could use them.
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Interactive Infographic: Which Renewable Energies Do We Use Most and At What Cost?

In the U.S., only about 8 percent of all energy use comes from renewable sources. Petroleum is currently our largest consumed source of energy (37 percent), with natural gas (25 percent), coal (21 percent), nuclear power (9 percent) and renewables following behind.
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Back-to-School Shopping or Back-to-School Waste?

Back-to-School Shopping or Back-to-School Waste? | green infographics | Scoop.it
Dreaded by children, highly anticipated by parents, the first day of school is right around the corner! With the new school year comes new shoes, new pens, and a new outfit… Ethical Ocean took a look at the hefty environmental cost of all that ‘new’ and the waste that comes with it...
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What Are The Wall Street Protestors So Angry About? No. 1

What Are The Wall Street Protestors So Angry About? No. 1 | green infographics | Scoop.it

Find America: A visual about income equality in the USA.

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Infographic: The Cost of Healthy Food - Live in the Now

Infographic: The Cost of Healthy Food - Live in the Now | green infographics | Scoop.it
Infographic: The Cost of Healthy FoodLive in the NowYes, according to this infographic from Grist, which compares the prices and calorie content of 30 supermarket foods based on typical serving size.
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MindMixer infographic captures “state of cities' ideas”

MindMixer infographic captures “state of cities' ideas” | green infographics | Scoop.it
MindMixer infographic captures “state of cities' ideas”Silicon Prairie NewsSo we're sort of suckers for sweet infographics like this. But, come on, can you really blame us? I mean, just look at it.
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Enduring Voices Project, Endangered Languages, Map, Facts, Photos, Videos -- National Geographic

Enduring Voices Project, Endangered Languages, Map, Facts, Photos, Videos -- National Geographic | green infographics | Scoop.it
Learn about National Geographic's Enduring Voices Project, working to document endangered languages. Get language facts, photos, map, and more. (Chulym, Aka,Djawi ...
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Visual Loop - Consumerism Stats

Visual Loop - Consumerism Stats | green infographics | Scoop.it
When we look up at the numbers behind the impact of everyday pleasures and think about the ongoing debate about climate change and the all the other environmental impacts caused by that lifestyle, one thing gets clear: we need to change.
Take a look at some of the numbers we’re bringing you here, and think about it.
Or better yet, act upon it.
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Andrew McLaughin's curator insight, March 18, 2014 7:11 PM

When considering this topic it is important to spend time thinking about the overarching issue of waste and consumerism. The infographic points out the issue with plastic production and waste. These products, oftentimes, are disposable very quickly if not immediately. 

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Visualization: USA national debt in physical $100 bills

Visualization: USA national debt in physical $100 bills | green infographics | Scoop.it
USA debt (credit card bill) put into perspective by showing what 15 trillion dollars looks like.
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