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Today, on the 60th anniversary of the historic first ascent of Mount Everest, mountaineer and filmmaker David Breashears and his foundation GlacierWorks have teamed up with Internet Explorer to launch Everest: Rivers of Ice. This immersive, exploration platform allows visitors to travel the peaks and valleys of the Everest region through sweeping multi-touch HTML5 panoramas and interactive features that brings the area to life and, most importantly, highlights the dramatic changes to the area’s surrounding glaciers.
Because long-term solutions to climate change will require dramatic innovations to create sustainable impact, Microsoft is working to apply information technology innovation to help people and businesses around the world address these issues. While much of our work to address climate change has focused on using IT to advance energy efficiency and reducing our own carbon footprint, we recognize that technologies like Internet Explorer can also be used to help tell the story of how climate change is altering the face of the planet.
For Everest, the team at Internet Explorer worked with our friends at Pixel Lab to bring the complete experience of Everest online. Through the use of video, gigapixel images, comparative photography, and hot spot overlays, the site allows you to explore Everest and the changes happening in the region via a HTML5 web platform built for touch and the modern web - letting you get up close to the mountain in ways never before thought possible. Some technical highlights from Everest: Rivers of Ice:
We invite you to explore Everest: Rivers of Ice and join us in sparking conversations about climate change. As Breashears has said: “The change is happening, and we are part of it. This is all of our planet, so it’s important to ask questions and learn about that change, and join us in finding a solution.”
Learn more about what it took to build Everest: Rivers of Ice on Internet Explorer’s blog and about the work that GlacierWorks does here.
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I think your readers will want to know about this exciting, new Green Technology that is proven to neutralize pollution emissions.
Stockholm based HydroInfra Technologies STC AB has already began forming joint ventures to deploy the technology. http://www.hydroinfra.com
HIT is also in high level talks with governments and industry bosses excited about using the technology to help combat their increasing air & ocean pollution issues.
After several years of research & development, HIT discovered a method to generate a nano gas that neutralizes all types of pollution emissions.
Hydro Nano Gas ( HNG ) has been independently tested and verified by government licensed inspectors. Please see the reports on the HIT web site
HNG will be deployed into power plants and ships that burn coal and oil.
When HNG is injected into power plant and ship exhaust outlets, the pollution emissions are neutralized instantly.
There is zero residual pollution left over.
HNG is safe, incredibly cost effective and can be deployed rapidly into power plants, ships and any other industrial plant with a smoke stack emitting pollution.
HNG makes any fossil fuel carbon neutral.
Recent pollution emission legislation for ships using EU & Baltic waters is already opening up joint ventures with HIT as shipping companies look for viable solutions to keeping their ships on the seas.
In the USA, 1200 coal fired power plants are scheduled for closure unless they can reduce their pollution emissions. HIT has already had meetings to explore deployment of the HIT solution.
Read more at the HIT web site: http://www.hydroinfra.com
Thank you very much. And my apologies once again if you have already received an email about HIT from other people. A small group of us are helping with the HIT awareness campaign. We are excited about sharing the info with everyone and are sending info to web site & blog publishers.