And here is this week’s Green numbers:
Infographic: Gulf oil spill by the numbers
Amazing infographic of BP’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill – puts it into perspective.
Quantum teleportation achieved over 16 km
Scientists in China have succeeded in teleporting information between photons further than ever before. They transported quantum information over a free space distance of 16 km (10 miles), much further than the few hundred meters previously achieved, which brings us closer to transmitting information over long distances without the need for a traditional signal.
One in four shareholders supported a resolution demanding more disclosure about Exxon’s oil sands holdings
More than one in four shareholders of Exxon Mobil Corp. supported a resolution Wednesday demanding more disclosure about the energy giant’s oil sands holdings, the largest protest to date over the amount of information available regarding the multi-billion dollar energy projects.
About 26.4% of investors at Exxon’s annual general meeting in Dallas voted in favour of shareholder motion asking the company to produce a report detailing the financial risks associated with the oil sands projects. The board recommended investors shoot down the proposal.