greenhouse gases

DIY: How To Grow Your Own Fresh Air

According to GreenSpaces, these three plants not only lead to fresher indoor air…but also an increase in productivity! GreenSpaces has tested these plants for the past 15 years in a 20 year old, 50,000 ft2 building with over 300 occupants, and 1,200 plants! A study published on September 8, 2008 … [continued]

Could Melting Ice Caps Reduce Global Warming?

New Scientist reports a controversial study that melting ice caps could actually weaken the greenhouse effect. Stanford University scientists studied satellite data from 1998 to 2007 to evaluate changes in sea surface temperatures and quantities of sea ice and phytoplankton (increased phytoplankton activity removes atmospheric carbon). What they found is … [continued]