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ISO and the environment

ISO and the environment

No matter what country we live in, you and me and millions of people like us are passionate about protecting the environment and fighting climate change. But we know that environmental problems like pollution and climate change do not stop at borders. So tools for tackling them need to be effective on a global scale. …

NASA | Ozone-Depleting Compound Persists

NASA | Ozone-Depleting Compound Persists

A new study led by NASA researchers finds a tightly controlled greenhouse gas and ozone-depleting substance is making its way into the atmosphere. Carbon tetrachloride, or carbon tet for short, is an invisible gas that falls under regulation of the Montreal Protocol. The international treaty, adopted in 1987, sets limits on substances that cause damage …

Transportation Planning & Environmental Compliance

Transportation Planning & Environmental Compliance

Hi I’m Dr. EunSu Lee, Research Associate Fellow at Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute and Instructor at North Dakota State University. I have seventeen years long experience in logistics and transportation and information technology. I’m so excited to introduce you to one of new emerging courses in transportation, Transportation Planning and Environmental Compliance. We read …

Carbon Monoxide in Your Home

Carbon Monoxide in Your Home

Deaths from carbon monoxide poisoning are rare in Canada, but this harmful gas has no colour, taste or smell making it easy for accidents to happen. Carbon monoxide vapours can seep back in very quickly through either cracks in the wall or on the seal between your door and the inside of your home. If …

How Are We Looking For Alien Life?

How Are We Looking For Alien Life?

Will ET phone home? Who knows! But we’d better pick up the call, wouldn’t want to make those guys angry. Hello, I’m Ian O’Neill, space producer for Discovery News. As we discover more and more alien worlds orbiting distant stars, the question “Are we alone?” becomes more and more pressing. Surely there are other life …

What Would Happen if EVERYONE Became VEGETARIAN

What Would Happen if EVERYONE Became VEGETARIAN

10 Things That Would Happen if Everyone Became Vegetarian 10. No more Livestock The current global demand for all kinds of meats is increasing, bolstered by both the planet’s increasing population and the economic development of more impoverished countries. Here, the average meal is predominantly plant-based, but as these countries become more economically stable, so …

Environmental Review for Continuum of Care

Environmental Review for Continuum of Care

>>HI, THANK YOU FOR JOINING ME TODAY ON THE TRAINING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEWS FOR CONTINUUM OF CARE OR COC PROJECTS. I’M IN THE OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL IN HUD HEADQUARTERS. I’M HERE TO TALK TO COC RECIPIENTS AND RESPONSIBLE ENTITIES EITHER NEW TO THE PROCEDURES OR STRUGGLING TO APPLY THE PROCEDURES TO COC PROJECTS. I AM …