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Number of the Day: 40

40 -- the percent of deaths worldwide caused by water, air and soil pollution. This is according to David Pimentel, Cornell professor of ecology and agricultural sciences, and a team of Cornell...

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Number of the Day: 300

300 -- the percent by which real estate and construction professionals overestimate the costs of green building, according to a study by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. [pdf] 5...

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Number of the Day: 1/3

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Number of the Day: 71, Wait, No: 84

71 -- the new world record for the same number of surfers on the same wave, set by surfers participating in Earth Wave Global Surf Challenge in Cape Town, a worldwide event to raise awareness about...

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Number of the Day: 80

80 million cubic meters -- the amount produced in China each year.

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Number of the Day: 5

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Green Stats: 2,500

660,430 -- the equivalent in US gallons per person per year. Compare that to 700 cubic meters per year per capita (184,920 gallons) in China and 1150

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Green Stats: 2.2

15.2 -- the percent generated by nuclear power, up from 3.3% in 1973. And the biggest energy producer on the list?

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Green Stats: 112,000

50 -- the percent of construction waste that is salvageable and reusable.

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Green Stats: 48

59 -- the percent of Americans who say

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Green Stats: 5 Percent

$2,410 -- 5% of the median household income in the US.

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Green Stats: 241,000

23,900 -- the increase in jobs in the automotive sector alone that would

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Green Stats: 32

Oliver Munday for the New York Times 32 -- the average rate of higher consumption in the first world, when compared to the developing world. The average rate at which people consume resources like oil...

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Green Stats: 49

75 -- the percent who said they are "very likely" or "somewhat likely" to reduce their home's energy consumption this year.

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Green Stats: 29,628

1,675 -- the number of grid-connected solar photovoltaic installations in California prior to 2002;

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Green Stats: 323 Million

414 million -- the amount, in dollars, that US consumers spent last week on candy for

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Green Stats: 80

40 -- the percentage of the world's oceans that have been "heavily impacted" by humans.

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Green Stats: 77 Percent

54 -- the percentage of consumers could not name a company who

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Green Stats: 89,000

370 - The number of terawatts available from wind power.

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Number of the Day: 200

80 -- roughly the number of extra power plants that the USA would need without these efficiency improvements.

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