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Institute on the Environment: The Right Time and Place

Institute on the Environment: The Right Time and Place

If we look at every measure of our planet’s environment, we’re losing. We’re losing more biodiversity. We’re losing against the fight against global warming. As much as we might like to think these are getting better, they’re not. Environmental problems in the 21st century are huge problems. Things like climate change affect the entire planet. …

Indoor Air Quality Research in Purdue’s Living Labs

Indoor Air Quality Research in Purdue’s Living Labs

– We know that poor indoor air quality and office environments can adversely affect the health and wellbeing of office workers. Elevated levels of indoor air pollutants and stale air can cause headaches, fatigue, irritation of the airways and we want to provide better air quality for office workers to improve their productivity and one …

Agricultural Environmental Systems

Agricultural Environmental Systems

hello I’m Shannon Farrell to the osu Department of Agricultural Economics and in this part of our video module series from the environmental regulatory compliance project for farmers and ranchers we’re going to talk about environmental management systems now that may sound like something a little bit far-fetched or sophisticated but it’s really simply a …

The Global Warming Facts You Need to Know

The Global Warming Facts You Need to Know

We know from the California experience what does climate change means maker drugs for us exactly 40 years ago, I discovered the greenhouse effect chlorofluorocarbons or CFCs. These pollutants were used those days as refrigerants and as propellants in spray cans. Until then, scientists thought carbon dioxide from fossil fuel was the one man-made greenhouse …

A real-time Global Warming Index

A real-time Global Warming Index

The Paris Agreement, signed on the run-up to the hottest 3-year period on record, is humankind’s best bet at fighting climate change. The Agreement set a goal of holding the global average temperature to below 2°C above preindustrial levels. But while setting that mark was a promising start to halting global warming, it has appeared …

Does Climate Change Cause Extreme Weather?

Does Climate Change Cause Extreme Weather?

(groovy music) – Yo, we’re in the middle of a serious heat wave. It’s been like 90 degrees all week. – Climate change, Miles, climate change. – It’s freezing. Is this rain ever gonna stop? – Climate change, Miles, climate change. – Whoa, so you mean to tell me when it’s cold and wet, it’s …