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Transmission of Airborne Illnesses in Commercial Air Travel

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As of Wednesday, May 20th, all 50 states in America have begun the gradual reopening of their businesses. This development leaves Americans to weigh the risk of returning to normalcy despite safety warnings from the CDC. The CDC still recommends staying at home as the best way to protect ourselves and others from getting infected with Coronavirus.

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues, reopening the country and the start of summer may raise some questions related to air travel. In this article, we will tell you how safe it is to travel on a plane during COVID-19 Pandemic. …

Debunking Sustainability Claims of the Concrete Industry

Aguazinha landfill in Olinda, Brazil (Photograph: Sipa USA/Rex/Shutterstock)

Concrete is one of the most widely used materials on Earth. Almost all of the infrastructure in our modern society including roads, communities, and cities are built using cement and concrete. To put this into perspective, by the time you are finished reading this sentence, the concrete industry has poured enough concrete to completely fill up 68 1,200 square foot houses.

In only one year, concrete production adds up to a total of 20,000,000,000,000 pounds.

According to a report by the UN Environment and International Energy Agency (2017), “the total global building floor area in 2016 was around 235 billion…


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