22 Jun '11, 5pm

Report: Climate Change Could Affect IAQ: In early June, the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies iss...

Report: Climate Change Could Affect IAQ: In early June, the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies iss...

In early June, the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies issued a report entitled “Climate Change, the Indoor Environment, and Health ” which found that climate change could affect indoor environments as buildings seek to become more energy efficient. The report was commissioned by the EPA to summarize the effects of climate change on indoor air quality and health. In particular, the report found that measures to reduce energy use in buildings, such as lowering ventilation rates, may cause higher exposures to pollutants emitted from indoor sources. In addition, extreme weather conditions associated with climate change may lead to more frequent breakdowns in building envelopes, which could lead to water infiltra­tion into indoor spaces. Elderly and Poor Could Be at Risk The report found that elderly, low-income, and people in poor health are particularly vulnerabl...

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wri.org 21 Jun '11, 7pm

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sustainablebusiness.com 23 Jun '11, 4pm

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Green: Grasping Climate Change at a Garden-Plot...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 24 Jun '11, 9pm

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 24 Jun '11, 9pm

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 24 Jun '11, 9pm

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e360.yale.edu 22 Jun '11, 4pm

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foe.co.uk 21 Jun '11, 9am

A government adviser is recommending that climate change be excluded from the science curriculum. Awareness of climate cha...

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grist.org 23 Jun '11, 12pm

One obvious observation is that the most climate-vulnerable cities include some of the fastest growing regions of the coun...

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care2.com 24 Jun '11, 9pm

You might have seen this video of a wild baby armadillo drinking water from a hose, due to very dry conditions in parts of...

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sustainability.com 23 Jun '11, 9am

We interviewed a wide range of corporate leaders for this research, and many acknowledged that it is incumbent upon them t...

Climate Change at the Garden-Plot Level

green.blogs.nytimes.com 24 Jun '11, 9pm

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"Shocking" New Report Confirms Threats to World...

wri.org 22 Jun '11, 3pm

A new report on the state of the world’s oceans is gaining considerable attention this week. The report by the Internation...

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celsias.com 03 Jul '11, 1pm

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davidsuzuki.org 24 Jun '11, 6pm

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foe.co.uk 23 Jun '11, 9am

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