Friday, February 21, 2020

CLIMATE CHANGE FACT 104 | Nature is an untapped solution.

Tropical forests are incredibly effective at storing carbon — providing at least 30% of action needed to prevent the worst climate change scenarios. Yet nature-based solutions only receive only 2% of all climate funding.

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Saturday, February 15, 2020

Clean Health: Have as Much Sex as Possible

What's the harm in trying?

If a 50-something woman could have sex 700 times a year, the exercise and stress reduction would make her look and feel years younger. What's the harm in trying? The next time you don’t feel particularly in the mood, remind yourself that not having sex is literally killing you no matter what your age is! -Women Health Magazine

Friday, February 7, 2020

CLIMATE CHANGE FACT 103 | 195 nations on board.

195 countries signed the 2015 Paris Agreement, agreeing to limit global warming and adapt to climate change, partly by protecting nature.

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Saturday, February 1, 2020

Clean Earth: Measure And Manage

Introduce Energy-Efficiency Measures

Commercial buildings and industrial facilities produce 45 percent of the nation’s greenhouse emissions. Energy use in intensive factory operations is understandable; in office buildings, it’s unnecessarily high. Lease arrangements often provide no financial incentive for a tenant to introduce energy-efficiency measures, nor even the capability to monitor use.

Negotiate a lease in which reduced energy and water consumption will benefit both your company and your landlord. Managing building-related electricity use can be particularly cost-effective since it makes up a disproportionately large part of peak electricity demand, which can amount to as much as half of total electricity costs.