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What's So Special about the Paris Agreement?

     On December 12, 2015, the world’s first universal climate agreement was adopted at the United Nations Framework on Climate Change. The Paris Climate Agreement sets ambitious Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission goals for both developed and developing countries. The main goal for this 31-page document is to keep global temperature rise below 2 degrees ...

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7 Ways Data Centers Can Save Energy

Microsoft has one of the largest data centres in the world, housing anywhere from 1,800 to 2,500 servers in its 750,000 sq. foot facility based in Chicago. On average, each server room consumes 3 MW of energy (for reference, roughly 400-900 houses can run on 1 MW of energy).1

Inside ...

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Impacts of Air Pollution Worldwide

Impacts of Air Pollution Worldwide

This year, the United Kingdom saw poor levels of air quality caused by high levels of carbon dioxide and nitrogen dioxide emissions, amongst others. About 20,000 to 30,000 premature deaths are attributed to air pollution per year across England. Populations like the elderly, babies, and pregnant mothers are the most vulnerable to suffering ...

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Spring is Coming... And So Are Allergies

Spring is Coming... And So Are Allergies

Despite the heavy snowstorm that hit Southern Ontario yesterday, we have to face the facts: Spring is coming, and so is the pollen and allergies associated with it.

Allergies can happen at any time of the year however there are more incidences of allergies once tree pollen is released into the air. Other common environmental ...

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Introducing our Ambience Data App

Introducing our Ambience Data App

Ambience provides both the hardware and software tools needed for effective real-time monitoring and data analytics. With our proprietary API, our custom-made mobile app provides functionality and ease of access. 

Pictured above: we were able to view real-time environmental data of Mississauga Road in Mississauga, ON, Canada. On the left, PM 25 levels are ...

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