REDD project design method gets boost from auditors This is just another step in the global shift towards climate control. As I said previously, clim

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REDD project design method gets boost from auditors

This is just another step in the global shift towards climate control. As I said previously, climate control finance is going to not only improve our environment, but also jump start the stagnated US economy that currently exists.

A carbon accounting technique aimed at saving tropical forests has passed a key hurdle, strengthening chances it could underpin development of a potential multi-billion dollar market for forest carbon offsets...read on

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10 Ways to Prevent Your Building From Making People Sick

1. Relocate any fresh air intakes to avoid pulling in outside contaminants from incinerators, garbage bins or loading docks.
2. Follow the maintenance schedules on HVAC systems.
3. Increase the Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value (MERV) rating of air conditioning filters to the highest level acceptable for the AC system.
4. Minimize copy toner and other chemical use in office space.
5. Purchase office furniture with low or no formaldehyde and other volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions.
6. Use low VOC paints for remodeling or decorating.
7. Vacuum floors using equipment with HEPA (high efficiency particulate air) filters.
8. Respond to any leak in the plumbing system, roof or windows within 24 hours and thoroughly dry any moist materials to prevent mold growth.
9. Store chemicals in a central location with adequate ventilation to the outside.
10. Use natural or organic janitorial cleaning and pest control products.

Fact source: Airquest Environmental, Inc

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Today's Blog

As the Russian landscape burns and Eurasia's agricultural zone sizzles in a record heat wave, the agricultural commodities markets are threatening to spawn a food crisis akin to the one in 2008...read on

Is this really a cause for concern? Or is it just another "fear factor" thrown out there by the government?

Check out our blog and feel free to post your comments...

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proSeed's picks: environmental news

July was the best month for hedge funds so far this year...read on

NASA Tracks Pollution Flow from Russian Fires. NASA has released video showing the pall of pollution spreading from the wildfires in and around Russia...read on

San Francisco Bay Area Gets $5 Million for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) in San Francisco on August 5 approved $5 million in funding for further development of a regional electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure program in the Bay Area...read on

Bloomberg Appoints Environmental Aide - David Bragdon, who oversaw environmental programs as president of a regional planning agency in Portland, Ore., is Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s new chief adviser on environmental policy...read on

Nippon Paper Industries to Go Green - Nippon Paper Industries USA has unveiled its designs to construct a $71 million cogeneration plant in its facility located at Port Angeles mill. The proposed facility will utilize the forest biomass to generate electricity as well as heat...read on

Fireman’s Fund Releases “Next Generation” Green Building Property Insurance Policy Endorsement - Just before the July 4 holiday, Fireman’s Fund, which launched the green building property insurance market back in 2006, released what it is calling its “next generation” of green building policy endorsements...read on

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